“Sri Lanka – Korea Business linkages will be further strengthened in the years to come” said H.E.Jong Moon Choi, Ambassador in Sri Lanka for Korea at the recently held interactive evening on the 05th April 2013 at the Taj Samudra Hotel.
The interactive session focused on export opportunities and challenges in the Korean Market for Sri Lankan exporters. It was mentioned that Sri Lanka will achieve a higher growth in the next few years with the opening of direct flights from Korean air and will show positive results of increased export volumes to Korea due to this. Sri Lanka’s Tourism sector has also shown a positive growth of tourists visiting Sri Lanka from Korea in year 2012/2013, total number of Korean tourists arrived in Sri Lanka was over 16% compared to the year 2012. “This is a positive sign that Korean travelers have now included Sri Lanka in their travel itineraries and we anticipate further increase of tourist arrivals from Korea during the year 2013 due to the new flight by Korean Air”, said the Ambassador addressing the well attended gathering at the interactive session.
The Sri Lanka Korea Economic Cooperation Committee also launched their new website of the Council www.srilankakoreabiz.com and the site was launched by His Excellency Jong Moon Choi at the interactive evening.