COLOMBO (News 1st) – Sri Lanka's Foreign Minister Ali Sabry,PC says Sri Lanka must start promoting itself and go beyond speaking about the country's strategic location."We have been talking about the strategic location for too long and everybody knows about it.
I think there is nothing more to dwell on that. Location is probably one of the critical important thing, but beyond that there are a lot of other things to be done.
That is how do you promote yourself? What are the laws in place? How do you invite the people?," he told the Colombo International Maritime & Logistics Conference on Tuesday (1).He said the issue Sri Lanka has is the absence of a team and a mechanism that can blend together with the government officials and the private sector to implement programs. "The government should take their hands off of doing business.