The New Zealand business delegation representing 13 innovative companies arrived in Colombo on 2nd April for a 3-day visit to continue forging business and trade links with Sri Lanka.
Sri Lanka is an increasingly important partner for New Zealand in South Asia, evidenced by the recent visits from New Zealand businesses and the New Zealand High Commission scheduled to open in Colombo next year.
A programme organised for 9 visiting honorary consuls over 4 to 8 May was a resounding success, achieving all its objectives.
The visit programme, the third in a series, was designed to improve the knowledge base of our offshore network so that honorary consuls are better placed to advance New Zealand’s interests in their jurisdictions.
The programme again demonstrated the value of investing in supporting the honorary con...
Stalled free trade negotiations with India have taken a positive step forward with a commitment from the Indian Agriculture Minister, Radha Mohan Singh, to schedule the next round of talks following a meeting in New Delhi with his New Zealand counterpart, Nathan Guy.
Leading a business delegation to India to promote trade links and next year’s Cricket World Cup, Guy told a business lunch in Mumbai that after “too long”...