|French Eco-Tourism project of the BOI will be set up Madulkelle|
|Wednesday, 07 January 2009|
Madulkelle Tea and Eco lodge entered in to an agreement with the BOI to set up a novel boutique hotel project. French Investor Guy Maranzana, Chairman, and Bathiya Gunasekera, Director signed the agreement on behalf of the company. Mr. Channa Palansuriya (Board Member) and Mr. Upali Samaraweera (Board Member) signed the agreement on behalf of the BOI. Hon. Anura Priyadarshana Yapa, Minister of Enterprise Development and Investment Promotion and Mass Media and Information, formally presented the investors with the BOI Certificate of Registrations.
This project was approved under the 300 Enterprises Programme which is one of the key programmes of the Mahinda Chinthana. This project can be defined as “responsible and sustainable tourism” which is the current world trend in the tourism sector. Guy Maranzana, Chairman, said that Sri Lanka has a great potential to develop eco-tourism as it can blend with the country’s bio diversity and rich history. He further stated that this project will create considerable indirect employment opportunities as local community will benefit from the establishment of the project.
The venture located at Madulkelle, is an investment of Rs. 79 million and will create direct employment for 50.
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