Ernst & Young, in collaboration with M. Rajanayagam & Co, established an office in Jaffna to provide services to its clients and to facilitate the economic development of Jaffna and the northern region.
A soft opening of the office was held on January 21 by Jaffna University Vice-Chancellor N. Shanmugalin-gan in the presence of Ernst & Young Country Managing Partner Asite Talwatte, M. Rajanayagam, Partner of Rajanayagam & Co, and other distinguished guests.
Asite Talwatte stated in his opening remarks that Jaffna was the business hub in the Northern Province and contributed to the country’s economy through agriculture, fisheries, trade and industry which activities were restricted over the past several decades and which are now poised to return to its full potential with all the leading banks, corporates and non-governmental organizations establishing a presence in the region.
He said Ernst & Young is committed to be a part of this process of economic revival and economic development by offering accounting, audit, tax, corporate finance and advisory services in Jaffna.
Rajanayagam, addressing the audience, said the services of Ernst & Young will be invaluable to clients in Jaffna and will play a catalyst role in the Economic and Business growth in the northern region.
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