Useful Contacts

Board of Investment (BoI)

The Board of Investment (BoI) serves as the regulatory authority for all investments in Sri Lanka, reviewing transactions for competition-related concerns. The BoI serves as the primary government authority responsible for foreign investments. Its duties include the approval of projects, granting incentives and arranging utility services. In addition, it assists in obtaining resident visas for expatriate personnel and facilitates import and export clearances.

General Contact

Tel: +94-11-2434403 / +94-11-2346131/3
Email: [email protected]

Level 24, West Tower, World Trade Centre,
Colombo 01

Ms. Nilupul de Silva


Market: EU & the UK

Tel: +94 11-2346345/Ext. 7042
Mobile: +94 77-7915480
Email[email protected]

Mr. Ranjan Sibera


Sector: IT & Infrastructure

Tel: +94 11 2430626 / +94 77 3703044
Email[email protected]

Mr. Ranjith Dharmasiri

Senior Deputy Director

Sector: Apparel

Tel: +94 11 2434342 / +94 772957025
Email: [email protected]

Mr. Udaya Wijayakulathilaka

Executive Director

Sector: Manufacturing

Tel: +94 11 2346626 / +94 77 3476107
Email: [email protected]

Mr. Gamini Jayatilake


Sector: Tourism, Agriculture & Knowledge Services

Tel: +9411 2346341 / +94 77 7881712

Sri Lanka Export Development Board (EDB)

The EDB is the apex state organization responsible for the development and promotion of exports. The goal of the EDB is to provide assistance and create opportunities for Sri Lankan exporters and industries to expand their business internationally. To The EDB offers consultative services to small- and mid-sized businesses located throughout Sri Lanka and sponsors and co-sponsors educational seminars and training programs designed for exporters and potential exporters in the region. In addition, the EDB also facilitates the exporters to reach out to the new markets.

General Contact

Email: [email protected]

No. 42 Nawam Mawatha,

Ms. Udeni Wijekoon

Deputy Director

MarketWestern Europe/Nordic Countries

Tel: +94-11-2300720
Email[email protected]

Ms. Anoma Premathilake

Director - Market Development

Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority

Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA) is the government authority tasked with planning, development, regulation, and policy implementation of tourism and related industries. The Unit for National Investment in Tourism is a centralized promotion and facilitation center established to assist potential investors interested in investing in the Sri Lankan Tourism Industry. The online platform minimizes the time taken to obtain approval and handles all coordination on behalf of the investor.

Ms.Bhagya Mahawithanage

Acting Director - Development (OSU)

Mr. Janaka Alfred

Assistant Director - Development

General Contact

Other Important Agencies in Sri Lanka