First Colombo session on WTO agreement opens today

 Minister Bathiudeen, ICCSL,Chairman Keerthi Gunawardane, GATF, Vice President Donia Hammami, and GATF Trade Expert and Senior Advisor, Eric Miller.
Minister Bathiudeen, ICCSL,Chairman Keerthi Gunawardane, GATF, Vice President Donia Hammami, and GATF Trade Expert and Senior Advisor, Eric Miller.

Sri Lanka’s first country session for its exporters on the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) will commence in Colombo today (April 26).

Global Alliance for Trade Facilitation Vice President Donia Hammami and Global Alliance for Trade Facilitation’s Trade Expert and Senior Advisor, Eric Miller are in Colombo to address the session joined by International Chamber of Commerce Sri Lanka Chairman Keerthi Gunawardane, Industry and Commerce Minister Rishad Bathiudeen and Economist Subhashini Abeysinghe.

The session is jointly steered by International Chamber of Commerce Sri Lanka (ICCSL) and Global Alliance for Trade Facilitation (GATF).

Vice President Hammami leads ICC policy work in Customs and Trade Facilitation at the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the world’s largest business organization with a network of over 6 million members in more than 100 countries.

“The focus of the session will be to tell our private sector of the impact of TFA for Sri Lanka and, more importantly involve them in going forward,” ICCSL Chairman Gunawardane said. 


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