The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) recently launched re-launched their Corporate Partnership Program at an event held at the Kingsbury hotel in Colombo, where 9 new members joined hands with CILT making the partnership grow to 24. The day was a key milestone in the history of the institute as General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University became a corporate partner thus being the first defence establishment in the country to join hands with CILT.

Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs r. Harsha De Silva graced the occasion as the Chief Guest and delivering his keynote, stated that the driving force behind Sri Lankan economy in the years to come would be the Services based on “logistics and transport” and not manufacturing. He is hopeful of much needed economic prosperity through the intended economic agreements with India, USA and China, as a nation with its strategic geographical location.

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