SL targets US$ 2 b investment this year'

Tuesday, 05 February 2013 - 13:09

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Investment Promotion Minister Lakshman Yapa Abeywardena said Sri Lanka targets over 2 billion rupees in foreign investments, this year.

The country was successful in bringing in investments worth 1.2 billion dollars last year.

Further he said that plans will be made to remove all obstacles in achieving the goals during the next two months.

The ministry will focus on four sectors in this regard.

Tourism, education, industrial development and the service sector have been listed this year to attract foreign investors.