Feb 08, 2018

British MP Ranil Jayawardane appointed trade envoy to SL

British Prime Minister Theresa May has appointed British MP of Sri Lankan origin, Ranil Jayawardane as her trade envoy for Sri Lanka.

The motive of his appointment is to support and enhance the development of Britain's trade and investment with Sri Lanka. Ranil Jayawardane is scheduled to engage in a visit to Sri lankan from February 15 to 17.

Expressing his views regarding his appointment, Jayawardane said the Colombo Financial city would be an important location for British investment.