Published on: November 16, 2022

The President emphasizes need to immediately execute the Singapore-Sri Lanka FTA

President Ranil Wickremesinghe instructed the relevant officials to implement the Singapore-Sri Lanka Free Trade Agreement (FTA) immediately.

The President issued these instructions during the discussion held at the Presidential Secretariat this morning (16) on the implementation of the Singapore-Sri Lanka Free Trade Agreement.

The existing problems in this regard were discussed at length and the President highlighted the need to provide quick solutions to all the existing problems.

President’s Secretary Mr. Saman Ekanayake, Senior Economic Advisor to the President Dr. R.H.S. Samaratunga, Attorney General Sanjaya Rajaratnam, Secretary to the Ministry of Trade, Commerce and Food Security S.T. Kodikara, and Heads of Line institutions were present at this discussion.

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