The Hon. Rishad Bathiudeen, Minister of Industry and Commerce of Sri Lanka visited Vienna, Austria from 3rd to 6th November at the invitation of Mr. LI Yong, Director General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO). The Hon. Minister was a discussant at the Forum on Inclusive and Sustainable Industrial Development which took place at the Vienna International Centre. Minister Bathiudeen highlighted the substantial progress achieved by Sri Lanka in the area of sustainable development under the leadership of His Excellency the President, Mahinda Rajapaksa, stressing that the country was already moving in the direction of ISID, with several industries in specific sectors commencing to implement it successfully.