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logistic hub To be set up in Romania - Minister Daya Gamage

Deputy Minister, Anoma Gamage presents Sri Lankan value added spices to Minister, Petre DAEA, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development in Romania. Minister of Social Welfare and Primary Industries, Daya Gamage looks on
Deputy Minister, Anoma Gamage presents Sri Lankan value added spices to Minister, Petre DAEA, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development in Romania. Minister of Social Welfare and Primary Industries, Daya Gamage looks on

Minister of Social Welfare and Primary Industries, Daya Gamage recently visited Romania to strengthen the bilateral relationship between Sri Lanka and Romania. He accompanied the Deputy Minister of Petroleum Resources Development, Dr. Anoma Gamage.

During this visit Minister had discussions with Petre Daea, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development in Romania and Deputy Minister Energy. Romania is one of the countries coming under European Union and Sri Lanka having enormous opportunities to access to Europe through Romania. Petre Daea warmly accepted suggestion made by Minister Daya Gamage which is establishing the logistic hub in Romania with the support of other Ministries for Sri Lankan spice products to further value add and export to the other European countries.

Minister further said the quality of the Sri Lankan spices, specially, Cinnamon and Pepper products and their medicinal value. More and more spice products can be introduced to the Europe through Romania and Sri Lanka can import their agricultural main products like sunflower seed to Sri Lanka. Romania is one of the main countries producing wheat in the world hence Sri Lankan importers having huge opportunities for import these products.

Deputy Minister, Anoma Gamage suggested signing of MoU with Universities in Romania as they are having high technology for petroleum and refineries sector. Romania’s crude oil refining sector is the largest in Southeastern Europe in terms of operating capacity. Through this MoU, more opportunities will be taken to train of technical people in the government sector; hence Sri Lankans can get more expertise from these sectors in the future. 


 

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