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Monthly Archives: September 2020

President appoints ex-Goldman Sachs Jayamin Pelpola to BOI Board

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  • September 28 2020
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President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has appointed investment banker turned tech entrepreneur Jayamin Pelpola to the board of the BOI (Board of Investment), with immediate effect. Jayamin Pelpola Jayamin has over 10 years of international investment banking and asset management experience working for Goldman Sachs and Nomura USA. He is the only Sri Lankan to have worked […]

Investment Opportunities in Export Processing Zones in Sri Lanka

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UNIDO ITPO Tokyo hosted a webinar on “Investment Opportunities in Export Processing Zones in Sri Lanka” with the Board of Investment of Sri Lanka and the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Japan. Held on the 28th August, the event was supported by Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO). Mr. Yuko Yasunaga, Head of UNIDO (ITPO) Tokyo, […]

Ceremonial opening of the new Administration building at Horana Export Processing Zone

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  • September 22 2020
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The BOI’s Horana Export Processing Zone Ceremonially opened the new administrative building recently. A total cost of Rs 46 Million was spent to construct this fully furnished building. Mr Sanjaya Mohottala, Director General of the Board of Investment was the Chief Guest at this occasion. The event was attended by a large number of investors, […]

BOI Signs USD 29.32 Mn Agreement with John Keells Hotels and Indra Traders

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  • September 21 2020
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The Board of Investment (BOI) of Sri Lanka signed an agreement with Indra Hotels and Resorts Kandy (Pvt) Ltd., a joint venture between John Keells Hotels PLC and Indra Traders (Pvt) Ltd., to build a 160-room, three-star, lean luxury hotel in Kandy. The agreement was signed on behalf of the BOI by Mr. Susantha Ratnayake, […]

BOI signs agreement to set up a Sea Cucumber Processing factory

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  • September 16 2020
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The Board of Investment of Sri Lanka has signed an agreement with Suganth Seafood (Pvt) Ltd to set up a Sea Cucumber processing factory for the export market. The agreement was signed on behalf of BOI by Mr Susantha Ratnayake, Chairman of the Board and on behalf of Suganth Seafood (Pvt) Ltd by Mr Suganthaseelan […]