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 Badli Hisham Adam , 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.
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 2023/2024
The SLMBC elected a new Committee for the year 2023/2024 with M.H.K.M. Hameez, Managing Director (Spillburg Holdings Pvt Ltd ) elected as President.
The Council also elected Mr. Sajith Amarasekera ( Acom Aviation PL) and Mr. Marshad Barry ( Amana Bank PLC ) as Vice Presidents and Mr. Khalid M. Farook (ILham Inspiration Sri Lanka ) will serve as the Immediate Past President.
The Committee Members includes Wathsala Wijesinghe (Intentional Scholar Educational Service PL), Kushan Atapattu (Dialog Axiata PLC), Gayan Maddumarachchi (MAC Holdings PL) , G.A.D. Anthony Tissa Ganlath (Timber and Transport Services), Mr. Amrit CanagaRetna (FMJ Plastics Pvt Ltd), Dhashma Karunaratne (Aitken Spence Shipping Ltd) and Hsin Haw Li (Public Bank Berhad).