ICCSL moved into its own premises at Suncity Building, Colombo 3. ICCSL is a national committee of the Paris-based International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the largest and most representative business organisation in the world, with over 45 million members in over 130 countries,
Minister of Trade and Commerce Bandula Gunawardana attended the occasion and highlighted the need for the private sector chambers to work closely with the Government to address the many challenges the economy is currently facing due to the pandemic.
ICCSL is the only authorised authority for the issuance of ATA carnet in Sri Lanka – the international customs document that permits the tax-free and duty-free temporary export and import of nonperishable goods for up to one year. ICCSL has been in Sri Lanka for over 60 years.
Trade Minister Bandula Gunawardana cutting the ribbon to declare open the new office, in the presence of ICCSL Chairman Dinesh Weerakkody, Past Chairman Tissa Jayaweera, Secretary Shanil Fernando and Treasurer Sheanath De Soyza – Pic by Lasantha Kumara