The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce with a view to further promote trade and commercial activities between the private sector partners in Sri Lanka and Tajikistan,  signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Republic of Tajikistan on 14th December 2016 during the “Sri Lanka – Tajikistan Business Forum”,  held at the Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo.

Dhara Wijayatilake, Chief Executive Officer of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce and Nematullo Hikmatullozoda, Minister of Economic Development and Trade in Tajikistan signed the MoU on behalf of the respective parties, in the presence of Emomali Rahmon, President of Tajikistan, Rishad Bathiudeen, Minister of Industry and Commerce and Dr. Harsha de Silva, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Sri Lanka. In the Memorandum of Understanding both parties agreed that coordinated efforts be made to promote business opportunities, joint ventures, initiate partnerships and arrange visits of business delegations.

The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce have already signed 127 Memorandam of Understanding to expand and further strengthen strong relationships with overseas trade promotion organizations for the benefit of business community in Sri Lanka.