“St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) is a unique event in the world of business and economics. We officially invite you to SPIEF 2017” said the Russian Ambassador to Sri Lanka Alexander Karchava today (2nd May) in Colombo. Ambassador Karchava was addressing Minister of Industry and Commerce Rishad Bathiudeen during his call on Minister at the Ministry. Joining the Minister was Secretary to the Ministry Chinthana Lokuhetti and DG Commerce Sonali Wijeratne.
The last year’s SPIEF was participated by Prime Minister of Malta Joseph Muscat, President of European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker, former UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon, and former Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi.