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Sri Lanka Investment Seminar to be held on 28 Aug 2020

Sri Lanka Investment Seminar to be held on 28 Aug 2020

UNIDO ITPO Tokyo jointly with the Board of Investment of Sri Lanka and the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Japan will organize an online seminar titled “Investment Opportunities in Sri Lanka Export Processing Zones”  on 28 August 2020.


The seminar will introduce investment opportunities in sectors including 1) Electronics & Electrical Components, 2) Automotive Components, 3) Pharmaceutical Products, 4) High-tech Value-added Products and 5) Logistics Activities in the following 3 Export Processing Zones (EPZs), namely Katunayake EPZ, Mirigama EPZ and Hambantota EPZ.

Experiences of Japanese investors in Katunayake EPZ will also be shared during the seminar. We invite you to join the seminar.


Date:          28 August 2020 (Fri)
Time:         15:00-16:15 (JST)
Format:      Online seminar  ※Live stream on zoom   
Organized by:   UNIDO ITPO Tokyo, Board f Investment of Sri Lanka, Embassy of Sri Lanka in Japan
Supported by:   JETRO
Language:  English-Japanese with simultaneous translation
Capacity:    200 (Application will be closed once the number of registration reaches the limit)

To join the seminar, register from here

* For simultaneous interpretation, please read this before you join the seminar. You need an extra device to receive interpretation services.

Programme (tentative) 

15:00-15:05       Opening Remarks:  Mr. Yuko Yasunaga, Head of UNIDO IPTO Tokyo
15:05-15:10       Welcome Remarks:  Mr. Chandana Weerasena, Charge d’Affaires, Embassy of Sri Lanka in Japan
15:10-15:20       “Resuming Economic Development – Post COVID opportunities in Sri Lanka”                                  
                          Mr. Sanjaya  Mohottala, Director General, BOI 
15:20-15:45      “Investment opportunities in Katunanyake, Mirigama & Hanbantota EPZs and Sri Lanka as a Logistic Hub”
                          Mr. Prasanjith Wijayatilake, Executive Director, 
Investment Promotion Division,  BOI
15:45-16:00      Testimonials by Japanese Investors in Katunayake EPZ (KEPZ)
                        1) ” Sri Lanka in Action during COVIT 19″
                            Mr. Motoji Suzuki, Managing Director, Kohoku Lanka (video)
                        2) “Experience in KEPZ”
                            Mr. Shigeki Nakagawa, Chairman, Nak
agawa Corporation

16:00-16:15     Q & A Session


For further information, please contact:

  Ms. Toshinaga / Ms. Horiguchi, UNIDO ITPO Tokyo