EDB to host second Webinar on May 21 | Daily News


EDB to host second Webinar on May 21

The Sri Lanka Export Development Board will host its second weekly webinar which would be titled:” “The Sport of Business - Lessons from the world of sports that can be applied to organizations”

“This will be a weekly seminar which we will be hosting and the aim will be to educate the business community on the rich experiences of very successful Sri Lankan businessmen as to how they reached their international markets, their trials and their tribulations which will be lessons for businessmen who are aspiring to reach international markets, Sri Lanka Export Development Board’s Director Trade Facilitation and Trade Information S.R.T. Indrakeethi told ‘Daily News Finance’ yesterday.

He said that the first Webinar which was held last week was on the theme: “Global Branding” where the speaker was Dilmah Teas Director Dilhan Fernando.

There were about 100 participants last week which also included foreigners as well.

The two participants this week will be brothers Husain Akbarally and Shiraz Akbarally, both Executive Directors at tea export giant Akbar Brothers (Pvt) Ltd. EDB’s Director of Export Services Saman Maldeniya will be the Moderator.

Akbar Brothers is Sri Lanka’s largest exporter of Ceylon Tea to the international market and is one of the country’s largest conglomerates, with interests in power, pharmaceuticals, import trading, property management, manufacturing, hospitality, agriculture and environmental control.

Registrations are on a first come first serve basis. In case the registrations exceed, the event can be followed on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/sledb/posts/10158458724309948

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