In par with the SLBFE Action Plan for 2017, a workshop on Job Promotion was held at the High Commission on 23 August 2017 with the participation of Malaysian Recruitment agencies and Employer Companies. H.E. the High commissioner addressed the gathering, highlighting the importance of identifying the potential job opportunities for Sri Lankans in countries like Malaysia and salient points of the MOU signed between Malaysia and Sri Lanka recently.
The objectives of the workshop were to identify new job opportunities in the host country, Introduce the strength and capacity of the Sri Lankan Labour Market, Educate the employer companies of the services and service providers in Sri Lanka and discuss the issues related to the recruitment. The Labour and Consular staff of the High Commission participated at the workshop. This was followed up with a discussion between Recruitment Agencies and the officers of the High Commission on the given subjects.