The China – Sri Lanka Association for Trade & Economic Cooperation (CSLATE) signed three MOUs with the CZK International Investment Group, the Hunan Construction Engineering Group and the China Light Industry Jewelry Center. Present at the signing ceremony at the Sri Lanka Embassy in Beijing were the Ambassador of Sri Lanka to China Dr Palitha Kohona and officials from the Embassy, the President of the CSLATE, Chiranjaya Udumullage and the officials of CSLATE, Vice Chairman of CZK International Investment Group Liu Yafei and Deputy Director of China Light Industry Jewelry Center Lin Xudong,.
The Embassy of Sri Lanka in China has taken a range of initiatives this year to develop the economic, cultural and trade cooperation with China in conjunction with the commemoration of the 65th Anniversary of Establishing Bilateral Relations and the 70th Anniversary of the Rubber-Rice Pact.
Ambassador Dr Palitha Kohona stressed the importance of an attractive National Pavilion of Sri Lanka at the China International Import Expo (CIIE) 2022, active collaboration with CSLATE on trade promotional events including Ceylon tea, coconut products and other Sri Lankan products and establishing standards acceptable to the Chinese authorities and consumers for Sri Lankan Gems imported to China. He invited the Chinese trade to formulate these standards.
MOUs between CSLATE and CZK Industry Group Co. Ltd, Gems Trading Platform and an gem import cooperation, were signed. The signing of the MoUs was witnessed by the Ambassador Kohona, and officials of the Embassy.
Embassy of Sri Lanka
Beijing 01 April, 2022