Colombo, Sept.12 (ANI): Over 50 Indian companies are participating in India Expo trade exhibition in Colombo.
The India Expo 2015, a multi product and services exhibition was inaugurated by Sri Lanka’s Commerce Minister Rishad Bathiudeen on Friday.
Speaking on the occasion, Bathiudeen said that Indian companies have a great scope in Sri Lankan market. He said that the business community of both countries will benefit by cooperating through joint ventures and partnerships.
The India Expo has been organised by the Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO) in association with Indian Ministry of Commerce and Industry and the High Commission of India in Colombo.
The companies that are participating represent various sectors, including construction products, apparel and garments, cosmetics, agro products, pharmaceuticals, power and electrical technology.
Acting Indian High Commissioner Arindam Bagchi said this exhibition would be a platform for Sri Lankan companies to interact with their Indian counterparts and explore opportunities for development of exports, imports and opening new avenues for trade between Sri Lanka and India. (ANI with inputs)