India’s premier awards ceremony Indian International Films Awards will have several sideline forums to further strengthen business and investment links between India and Sri Lanka and increase tourist flow to Sri Lanka. The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) will hold the FICCI-IIFA Global Business Forum 2010 on Friday (June 4, 2010) in Colombo.
The 2010 FICCI-IIFA Global Business Forum is the highlight of the IIFA weekend, as it provides Indian and Sri Lankan business leaders with a mutually beneficial networking opportunity.
The objective of the business forum is to promote bilateral trade between India and the host country, said Sri Lanka Convention Bureau Consultant Nimalka Morahela. The FICCI-IIFA Global Business Forum facilitates interaction between top Indian businessmen and industry leaders from Sri Lanka.
IIFA and FICCI have invited potential investors and businessmen from India for this event which will also be attended by Sri Lankan top state and private sector invitees, she said.
The half day forum will convene an elite galaxy of speakers representing industry, Government and academia in a candid discussion on the sectors that power, trade, commerce and investment and examine promising areas of cooperation between the two countries.
Speakers at the forum include Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation and Tourism Union Minister Kumari Selja, Lalit Suri Hospitality Group Chairperson Managing Director Jyotsna Suri, Western Union Services India Director Marketing Rajesh Mehta, FICCI Co-Chairman Tourism Himmat Anand, Ranjit Page, J.D. Bandaranayake and Mahesh Amalean.
Courtesy: President Media