Secretary of the Ministry of Megapolis and Western Development Eng. N. Rupasinghe and Heinz A. Reuter, President of the European Chamber of Commerce of Sri Lanka exchange the MoU signed between the two organisations
At a recently concluded event on 9 March, the Ministry of Megapolis and Western Development and the European Chamber of Commerce of Sri Lanka signed an MOU to formalise a framework of cooperation to collaborate and contribute to the successful implementation of the Megapolis development project in the Western Region of Sri Lanka.
The Signatories for the Ministry of Megapolis and Western Development comprised Eng. N. Rupasinghe, Secretary of the Ministry of Megapolis and Western Development of Sri Lanka and Heinz A. Reuter, President of the European Chamber of Commerce of Sri Lanka.
Going forward, active participation and collaboration between the parties will ensure the following: Dissemination of information on the Megapolis and Western Regional policies and projects. Broadcasting information by ECCSL through its networks and conducting of promotional activities with regard to the Megapolis; Support by the ECCSL to ensure local liasion with the Delegation of the European Union; identification and introduction by ECCSL of European companies which may be suitable investors; co-operation on the business positioning related to the development activities of the Megapolis project; ECCSL will share input and advice with regard to the outbound Megapolis promotional activities and missions as well as inbound delegations; ECCSL will be the “Voice of Business and European Business” with regard to areas where further consideration is necessary to make the policies and projects more investor and business friendly.
A fruitful partnership is envisaged as the outcome of this MOU which will in turn, benefit the growth and the development of the country and the achievement of national objectives as whole.