A delegation of Chinese entrepreneurs visited Temple Trees and held discussions with Prime Minister Dinesh Gunawardena, exploring potential investments across various sectors. The Prime Minister highlighted the vast potential for investment in Sri Lanka, specifically in areas such as tourism and hospitality, gem and jewelry, agriculture, medicine, food processing, renewable energy, and the entertainment industry.
Zhang Qihua, Chairman of Daguowen Culture Co., Ltd., emphasized the potential for attracting over a million Chinese tourists to Sri Lanka and expressed his commitment to working closely with Chandra Wickremasinghe, Chairman of Connaissance De Ceylon, to promote Chinese tourism in the country.
Jin Mei Yang, Chairwoman of Zhejiang Outstanding Women’s Chamber of Commerce, expressed her willingness to support women empowerment programs in Sri Lanka, highlighting the importance of fostering gender equality and female entrepreneurship.
Xie Yueyu, Chairwoman of Wuxin Group, a medical research group specializing in the collaboration between human liver cells and gemstones for human health, expressed interest in establishing a branch in Sri Lanka to contribute to cancer treatment advancements.
The delegation included representatives from various Chinese enterprises, including Zhang Xiaomei, General Manager of Lanzhou General Machine Manufacturing; Li Zhengguo, Chairman of Shandong Jujinlong Group (Hydrogen energy industrial park for new energy technology); Zhou Wenlong, Chairman of Shenzhen Zhongdian Core Technology Co., Ltd.; Li Min, Executive Assistant at Shenzhen Zhongdian Core Technology Co., Ltd.; Guo Tingting, Chairman of Anthony Walter Piano and Executive President of Wuxin Public Welfare Foundation (International artistic and cultural cooperation); and Xiao Ling, General Manager of Wuxin Group (Public emergency Chinese medicine assistance and collaboration with Chinese hospitals).
The visit of the Chinese delegation reflects the growing interest of Chinese entrepreneurs in investing in Sri Lanka and collaborating with local partners to drive economic growth and development. These discussions pave the way for potential partnerships and investments that could benefit both countries in various sectors of mutual interest.