Gateway Group partners British School

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Addressing a recent investment promotional mission in UK, Chairman of Gateway Group Dr. Harsha Alles said they hope to partner with a to set up an international school in the Port City aligning with the British system and ethos to cater to the South Asian region and beyond.

The Sri Lanka High Commission in London in partnership with CHEC Port City Colombo (Pvt) Ltd and Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council organised a presentation on investment opportunities in education and finance sectors in the Port City Colombo project to the UK investors on 26 April 2022 at the High Commission premises.

Delivering the welcome address, High Commissioner of Sri Lanka to the United Kingdom Saroja Sirisena highlighted that the education sector in Sri Lanka, which has a structure and framework coherent with the British education system, has always been a catalyst in strengthening the bilateral relations between the two countries. She invited British companies to partner in brand education in Sri Lanka.

Speaking at the event, Deputy Chair of the Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council (CWEIC) Sir Hugo Swire urged the British companies to collaborate with and invest in Sri Lanka. He said CWEIC wish to closely work with Sri Lanka to help gain the investment recognition that it deserves.

Assistant Managing Director of CHEC Port City Colombo, Thulci Aluwihare, who joined the event virtually from Colombo, presented the overview of the Port City project and its specifics. He also provided an update on the progress of the Port City construction, which is the only waterfront planned city with modern facilities in Asia and the investment opportunities that it offers.