The Commonwealth Business Forum on the sidelines of Commonwealth Heads of State Meeting which is to take place in Colombo on November 15th, 16th and 17th next year, was launched under President Mahinda Rajapaksa's patronage yesterday.
The Forum's theme this year is 'Supplying resources and social development'.
The Forum's prime objective is to have a partnership with global economic stakeholders to promote trade and investment.
The Forum also aims at attracting the business community to Sri Lanka.
This Forum comprising 54 member countries is held to promote traditional and non traditional trade relations among member states.
In line with this Forum, an exhibition showcasing Sri Lankan products and export goods for international business communities will be held in due course.
The exhibition will promote trade relations between member states.
CWBF chairman Dr Nohan Kaul expressed his gratitude to President Mahinda Rajapakse for establishing a safe environment conducive for business.