Inputs from IESL members on the proposed Free Trade Agreements

26 Apr 2017 3:25 PM | IESL (Administrator)

As you may  be aware IESL has been working with the other professional bodies in liaising with the Government through Ministry of Development Strategy and International Trades (MoDSIT) on the proposed Free Trade Agreements. IESL is represented by a committee headed by VP Eng. (Dr.) Kamal Laksiri (committee members)


This Committee meets regularly and works on this matter on a regular basis. The Committee is scheduled to meet the officials of MoDSIT again, representing IESL, in the near future.

The Committee has already prepared following documents on this matter.

       i.  Preconditions for Signing on Bilateral Trade Agreements (Link)

      ii.  Comments on the proposed changes to Immigration regulations (Link)


In the next meeting, MoDSIT and IESl will focus on following directions.

1.  Discussion of the current legal regime regulating the professional body

2.  Changes needed to the current legal regime if any to address the concerns of the professional body in the context of free trade agreements

3.  Proposals of the professional body to the current legal regime to address the concerns of the professional body in the context of free trade agreements


While the IESL committee appointed to this mammoth task attends to this matter, the inputs of the members are also expected in the process for a successful completion.


The members are also invited to submit their comments on the National Trade Policy document sent by the MoDSIT  (Link)


Therefore, I wish to invite our membership to give inputs via the IESL forum topic DEDICATED for your inputhttp://www.iesl.lk/page-1567974/4597276

 

Sincerely,

President , IESL


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