Korean Air's direct flights to boost exports
"Sri Lanka-Korea Business links will be further strengthened in the
years to come," said Korean Ambassador Jong Moon Choi at an interactive
evening at the Taj Samudra recently.
Korean Ambassador Jong Moon Choi
addressing the gathering.
The interactive session focused on export opportunities and
challenges in the Korean market for Sri Lankan exporters.
He that Sri Lanka will achieve a higher growth in the next few years
with the commencement of Korean Air direct flights.
The direct flights will increase exports to Korea. Sri Lanka's
tourism sector has also recorded a positive growth of Korean tourists
visiting Sri Lanka in 2012/2013. The number of Korean tourists arriving
in Sri Lanka increased by over 16% compared to 2012.
"This is a positive sign that Korean travellers have now included Sri
Lanka in their travel itineraries and we anticipate a further increase
in tourist arrivals from Korea during 2013 due to new flights by Korean
Air," said the Ambassador.
The Sri Lanka-Korea Economic Cooperation Committee also launched
their new website www.srilankakoreabiz.com that evening.