Sri Lanka, Oman collaboration in manufacturing fiberglass products mooted

Oct 27, 2020

Business
Sri Lanka, Oman collaboration in manufacturing fiberglass products mooted

Colombo (Sri Lanka), Oct 27: Sri Lanka Embassy in Oman and the Export Development Board of Sri Lanka (EDB) jointly organized a B2B virtual meeting between manufacturers of fiberglass and acrylic products of the two countries.
Al Hilal Fiber & Acrylic Industry LLC, a popular manufacturers of fiberglass & Acrylic finished products in Oman, and the Sri Lankan Companies namely, Neil Fernando & Co. (Pvt) Ltd, Danusha Group of Companies, Northwest Marine (Pvt) Ltd and Sealanie Boat Yard (Pvt) Ltd. participated in the webinar.
Opening the B2B webinar meeting Ambassador of Sri Lanka to the Sultanate of Oman Ameer Ajwad highlighted that Sri Lanka and Oman have prioritized manufacturing sector in their economic diversification drive and that there is enormous potential for collaboration between Sri Lankan and Omani companies in manufacturing fiberglass products including different types of boats.
Representing Al Hilal Industrial Group of Oman at the webinar its Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Salim Nettour hailed the advanced technological knowhow of the Sri Lankan companies in this sector and expressed keen interest to collaborate with them in expanding the business in the region for mutual benefits of both countries.
Al Hilal Industrial Group of Oman and the Sri Lankan companies who participated at the webinar agreed to identify areas of their interest in this sector and exchange proposals for possible collaboration in the near future.
Director of Sri Lanka Export Development Board (EDB) Anoma Premathilake, Deputy Director of EDB Prasanna Jayasinghe, First Secretary of the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Muscat W.D.N.M. Abeyesekera and Tilak Maligaspe, Production Manager of Al Hilal Industrial Group LLC participated during the webinar.
Source: Colombo Page