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State Minister of National Policies and Economic Affairs of Sri Lanka Niroshan
Perera participating in the proclamation ceremony (hand printing) at the
opening session of the EDCF 30th anniversary conference, with the Prime
Minister of the Republic of Korea Lee Nak-yeon, the 1st Vice
Minister of Strategy and Finance Ko Hyoung-kwon as well as Ministers / Vice Ministers
from EDCF partnership countries, on Tuesday 5 September 2017 in Seoul.
State Minister Niroshan Perera with the 1st Vice Minister of the Ministry of Strategy and Finance of the Republic of Korea Ko Hyoung-kwon at the Gala Dinner on Tuesday 5th September 2017 in Seoul.
State Minister Niroshan Perera with the Ambassador of Sri Lanka to the Republic of Korea Manisha Gunasekera, Additional Secretary of the Ministry of Education M.M. Wehella and Minister Counsellor (Commercial) of the Embassy Jagath Abeywarna at the 30th anniversary EDCF conference in Seoul.
Sri Lanka’s State
Minister of National Policies and Economic Affairs Niroshan Perera, attends EDCF
30th Anniversary Conference in Seoul
the invitation of the Government of the Republic of Korea, the State Minister
of National Policies and Economic Affairs of Sri Lanka Niroshan Perera
participated in the Economic Development Cooperation Fund (EDCF) 30th
anniversary conference ‘Shaping the Future with EDCF and KSP’ organised by the
Ministry of Strategy and Finance of Korea in association with the Korea EXIM
Bank from 04-06 September 2017 at the Grand InterContinental Parnas in Seoul. The Prime Minister of the Republic of Korea Lee
Nak-yeon, the 1st Vice Minister of Strategy and Finance Ko Hyoung-kwon
as well as Ministers, Deputy Ministers and distinguished invitees from EDCF
partnership countries participated in the inauguration on 05th
On the sidelines of the Conference, State Minister Perera had discussions with the Director General of Statistics Korea Cho Chang-sang with regard to possible cooperation in the development of software for the Sri Lanka Department of Statistics. The State Minister also conducted investment related discussions with some Korean private sector conglomerates.
Additional Secretary of the Ministry of Education of Sri Lanka M.M. Wehella made a presentation on the topic of ‘2016/2017 KSP with Sri Lanka: The establishment of ICT hubs for secondary education project in Sri Lanka’ at the conference. The Korean Government’s development cooperation with Sri Lanka under EDCF spans a wide spectrum including infrastructure, governance, education, industry, fisheries, energy, agriculture, human resource development and public administration. Sri Lanka’s Ambassador to the Republic of Korea Manisha Gunasekera and senior officials of the Embassy were associated with the visit.
Embassy of Sri Lanka
Seoul, Republic of Korea
08. 09. 2017