The Ambassador of France receives a delegation of the Eastern Province Council
Honorable Naseer AHAMED, Minister of Agriculture, Animal Production and Development, Rural Industries and Development, Fisheries and Tourism of the Eastern Province has been received by H.E Jean-Paul MONCHAU , Ambassador of France to Sri Lanka, on 19th of December.
M. Jean-Louis POLI, Economic counselor at the French Embassy and M.Grégory Villleneuve, Director of Agence Française de Development in Sri Lanka, participated in this meeting. Minister AHAMED introduced the economic opportunities of the Eastern Province in the fields of rural development, agriculture and fisheries and the International Investment Promotion Forum to be organised on 17th of January at Taj Samudra Hotel, Colombo. The Ambassador welcomed the Minister as well as his delegation and stressed that economic diplomatie was his main focus while being in Sri Lanka. He assured the representatives of the Eastern Province that the French companies would receive the appropriate information on the business and investment opportunities in the Eastern Province.