Ceylon Chamber of Commerce and Russian Chamber of Commerce signed an agreement
In the presence of H.E. Mr. Udayanga Weeratunga, Ambassador of Sri Lanka in the Russian Federation, the Agreement on
cooperation in the business information exchange, was signed by Mr. Georgy G. Petrov, Vice President of the Russian
Chamber of Commerce & Industry, on the 11th November 2009 at a special meeting held at the Russian Chamber of
Commerce & Industry and on behalf of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce Mr. J.D.Bandaranayake, Chairman of the Ceylon
Chamber of Commerce has signed the agreement.
Mr. P.A.S Ponnamperuma, Commercial Secretary and Ms. Anna Korolkova, the Tourism Promotion Assistant of the Embassy
also represented the Sri Lanka side at the event. Mr. Nikolay I.Alexandrov, Chief Expert of the Department of
International Cooperation, Mr. Sergey G. Kharitonov, Director, Business Information Department, and Ms. Legchilina
V.Tatyana, Deputy Director of the International Cooperation Department represented the Russian Chamber of Commerce.
By signing the agreement both chambers agreed to exchange the business information among the two institutions for
the mutual benefit of the members of both chambers.
During the meeting, Mr. Georgy G.Petrov, expressed that this agreement is a demonstration of the effective
cooperation between the two chambers and the Russian Chamber of Commerce is always prepared to give the maximum support
to promote Sri Lankan products and services in the Russian market.
Mr. Udayanga Weeratunga, the Ambassador of Sri Lanka expressed the gratitude of the government of Sri Lankan and
people to the Russian Federation in assisting to resolve the internal conflict in Sri Lanka.