AHK-CEO dinner with Minister Keheliya Rambukwella



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For the first time the Delegation of German Industry and Commerce in Sri Lanka (AHK Sri Lanka) organized on 28th of January a CEO-Dinner in the presence of State Minister Rambukwella, German Ambassador in Sri Lanka Jorn Rohde, Dr. Stephan Hesselmann -Head of Unit Transport Policy and mobility Concepts of the German Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy- and 16 top decision makers of the German companies in Sri Lanka.


As the official host and moderator of the evening Chief Delegate of German Industry and Commerce in Sri Lanka Andreas Hergenrother stated: "We organized tonight's dinner to offer a platform for German Investors to discuss about their current investments in Sri Lanka and further investment opportunities. In a recently conducted business confidence survey by AHK Sri Lanka about 30% of the German companies announced to have concrete investment plans for 2020. More than 80% of the respondents identified the reliability of the legal framework as their major challenge. As the official representative of German business in Sri Lanka we are strongly committed to fair and free trade, a level playing field, transparency and rule of law".


Among the participating companies were world market leaders such as Allianz, DHL, Linde, Continental, Siemens, Fresenius, Deutsche Bank, FTI-Touristik, MTU, MAN Energy Solutions, BBraun, Haefele and Mercmarine. AHK Sri Lanka has started to organize CEO-Dinners with Sri Lankan politicians such as Former Minister Malik Samarawickrama two years ago in order to fulfill its function as catalyst of German business towards Sri Lankan institutions. AHK Sri Lanka is part of the German Chamber network of 142 offices worldwide representing 3,6 million German companies.


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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