Workshop “Online Tax Submissions” conducted to a Full House

Workshop “Online Tax Submissions” conducted to a Full House

A half day workshop on “Online Tax Submissions ” on VAT/SVAT, NBT & PAYE was held on 31 March 2017 organized by the National Chamber of Commerce in collaboration with the Dept of Inland Revenue. The
Workshop gave an insight and practical knowledge to tax payers and their staff regarding on line tax administration process , introduced by the Dept of Inland Revenue in respect of PAYE/ VAT/ SVAT & NBT. The
session was conducted with live online demonstrations. The 5 Resource Persons were from the Dept of Inland Revenue who gave a Brief Introduction on Corporate Tax & Withholding Tax and on line demonstrations.
A highly popular workshop with a big demand, attended by a large crowd; registrations were closed, before the due date.

Workshop “Online Tax Submissions” - Full House


National Chamber Hosts the Cuban Ambassador

National Chamber Hosts the Cuban Ambassador

Madam Jauna Elena Rodrigues Ambassador of Cuba, was the Guest speaker in the “Meet the Ambassador’ program on 31 January 2017 at the chamber, accompanied by the Commercial Counsellor of the Embassy.
The participants were able to interact with the officials of the Cuban Embassy, freely and get information on the relevant areas. Sri Lanka imports from Cuba, sugar, nickel, fish, citrus fruits, tobacco products,
medicinal products and coffee. Sri Lanka exports to Cuba, ceramic-ware, tea, coconut coir, apparel and clothing, precious and semi precious stones and leather goods. Relations between the two countries today
are multifaceted covering trade, investment, education, science and technology tourism infrastructure. The Medical tourism sector caters to thousands of European and western countries.


Cuban Ambassador Madam Jauna Elena Rodrigues receiving a token of Appreciation from the Snr. Deputy President of the National Chamber of Commerce, Mr Asela de Livera at the “Meet the Ambassador” program at the Chamber .



National Chamber Hosts the UAE Ambassador

National  Chamber  Hosts  the UAE Ambassador  on 23rd May 2017


Ambassador of UAE with National Chamber President Mr. Sujeeve Samaraweera, Senior Deputy President Mr. Asela De Livera & Secretary General  Mr. Bandula Dissanayake of the National Chamber at the Session on “Bilateral trade between Sri Lanka  & UAE”


H.E. Abdul Hamid Al Mulla , Ambassador  of UAE being presented with a token of appreciation by the President of the  National Chamber  of Commerce, Mr. Sujeeve Samaraweera

"Mahajana Suwa-Dhana” Official Launch

"Mahajana Suwa-Dhana” Official Launch

“Mahajana Suwa-Dana” International Healthcare Exhibition 2017”was launched on 22 February 2017 at Hilton Hotel Residences under the kind patronage of Hon. Dr. Rajitha Senaratne, Minister of Health, Nutrition & Indigenous Medicine as Chief Guest and graced by professionals from the Medical sector, physicians, heads of Government Departments, Ministry officials, representatives of medical institutions and other distinguished guests.

The exhibition is organized by the National Chamber of Commerce of Sri Lanka in collaboration with Ceylon College of Physicians with the support of the Ministry of Health, Nutrition & Indigenous Medicine, to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Ceylon College of Physicians, one of the oldest Medical Institutions in the country, consisting of leading professionals and luminaries of the Medical Sector.

The 3 day Exhibition is scheduled to be held from 14 to 16 July 2017 at BMICH, which will depict the expertise and latest healthcare facilities available in the country and provide an opportunity for stake holders in the healthcare industry to interact with healthcare professionals and industry personnel as well as local and foreign visitors in promoting their products and services.There will also be a Medical Symposium to educate the public on non- communicable diseases such as Diabetes Mellitus, Hypertension, Stroke, Ischemic heart disease, Chronic kidney diseases, dengue fever etc.

Exhibitor Profile- Hospitals and Clinics, Pharmaceuticals, Food and Nutrition, Medical Equipments, Appliances and Consumables, Health & IT, Health & Transport, Health & Housing, Health & Social Services, Leisure, Sports, Physiotherapy and Beauty Care, After Care, Medical Tourism etc. Applications are now being processed.

Chief Guest Hon. Dr. Rajitha Senaratne, Minister of Health flanked by Mr Sujeeve Samaraweera, President of the National Chamber (right) Dr Priyankara Jayawardene, Ceylon College of Physicians (co-chairman of the Exhibition) (left) along with Mr Asela de Livera,Snr. Deputy President of the National Chamber. Dr Dilhar Samaraweera, Ceylon College of Physicians (far right) and Mr Bandula Dissanayake, Secretary General, National Chamber (far left)


Visit from CCPIT Beijing Sub-council on 26 April 2017

Visit from CCPIT Beijing Sub-council on 26 April 2017