Sri Lanka Malaysia Business Council


The Sri Lanka – Malaysia Business Council was inaugurated on February 23, 1994 under the aegis of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce at the request of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Board of Investment of Sri Lanka. The main objective of this Council is to promote joint ventures in trade, tourism and services between Sri Lanka and Malaysia. In accordance with the constitution, His Excellency Wan Zaidi Wan Abdullah , High Commissioner for Malaysia in Sri Lanka is the Patron of the Council.


Promote Malaysian investments to Sri Lanka and developing trade links between the two countries. Promote friendship, goodwil l and understanding between the business organizations in Sri Lanka and in Malaysia.


Assist Sri Lankan companies and business people on establishing or contemplate the establishment of a trading base in Malaysia.Create awareness and provide relevant information about Sri Lanka to the Malaysian investors.

High Commissioner's Message

President's Message


To promote trade, tourism and services between Sri Lanka and Malaysia and in particular to promote exports from Sri Lanka to Malaysia

To encourage the establishment of joint ventures in Sri Lanka between Malaysian and Sri Lankan investors.

To serve as a recognized representative of business sector interests in Sri Lanka in matters concerning business relationships with Malaysia.

To exchange information on trade and investment with the appropriate bodies in Malaysia.

To co-operate with the Government of Sri Lanka in the pursuit of the above objects.

To undertake all matters that are incidental or conducive to attaining the above objects.

To conduct joint meetings with Malaysian Business Organizations in Sri Lanka and Malaysia.

Executive Committee 2019/20

President - Mr Keerthi Jayasuriya, Chairman/CEO of International Scholar Educational services
Vice President - Mr. Ranjan Nadesapillai, Partner of Ranjan Nadesapilai Associates
Vice President - Mr. Khalid Farouk, Director, Ilham Inspiration Ltd.
Immediate Past President - Mr. Iqram Cuttilan, Managing Director, Aitken Spence Shipping Ltd
Secretariat – Ceylon Chamber of Commerce

Committee 2019/2020 Amana Takaful Life Plc, Ceylon Jewellery Manufacturers, Dialog Telekom Ltd, Just in Times Holdings Pvt Ltd, Hemas Air Services Pvt Ltd, Macksons Holdings, Public Bank BERHAD, Spillburg Holdings (Pvt) Ltd, World Express CMB Ltd, Zam Gems