SRI LANKA EMBASSY IN OMAN INITIATES THE FIRST EVER SRI LANKAN EXPORT OF POULTRY PRODUCT TO OMAN


Sri Lanka Embassy in Oman has initiated the first ever export of Sri Lankan poultry product to the Sultanate of Oman under the Economic Diplomacy Programme of the Ministry of Foreign Relations. Handing over the first 30 metric ton consignment of Sri Lankan frozen chicken exported by Farm‘s Pride (Pvt) Ltd of Sri Lanka to, Managing Director of Al Hamadi Trading & Cont. LLC Flynn M V.de Lima who is one of the largest frozen meat importers in Oman, Sri Lanka’s Ambassador to the Sultanate of Oman O.L. Ameer Ajwad stated: 

“a new market is being opened to a new Sri Lankan export product first time in the GCC region. It is a big breakthrough.”
Mr. Flynn M V.de Lima stated: “There is a huge potential for Sri Lankan food products in the region and this initiative has opened up a new chapter for the exports of Sri Lankan poultry products to the region.” CEO of BPOS Global LLC Anselm Perera stated: “This is the first time in the history that a Sri Lankan meat product enters the GCC market in such a big quantity in commercial terms.”

Farm’s Pride Ltd., one of the largest Sri Lanka’s food exporter companies, who participated at the B2B meetings organized by the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Oman on 1st October 2019 in Muscat under the “Economic Diplomacy Programme” of the Ministry of Foreign Relations in collaboration with the Sri Lanka Export Development Board (EDB), had established business links with Al Hamadi Trading & Cont. LLC. The Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries of the Sultanate of Oman subsequently issued the license to import poultry products from Sri Lanka to the Sultanate on completion of necessary procedures. BPOS Global LLC serves as the local agent of the Farms Pride (Pvt) Ltd.

Ambassador Ameer Ajwad extended his sincere appreciation to the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries of the Sultanate of Oman for issuing the necessary license to export Sri Lankan poultry products first time to Oman. He also extended his appreciation to the Managing Directors of Farm’s Pride Ltd, Al Hamadi Trading & Cont. LLC and BPOS Global LLC for their tireless efforts for making this initiative a success during this challenging time amidst the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic.

First Secretary of the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Oman W.D.N.M. Abeysekara and CEO of BPOS Global LLC Anselm Perera also associated with the Ambassador during the handing over of the export documents to the importer company held at the Sri Lanka Embassy in Muscat.

Embassy of Sri Lanka
Muscat



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