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FDDI provides full support to set up footwear institute in Sri Lanka
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Feb '08
A Sri Lankan delegation led by Mr. Piyatilake, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Industrial Development comprising of Mr. RVD Piyatilake, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Industrial Development, Government of Sri Lanka, Mr. WD Jayasinghe, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Textiles, Government of Sri Lanka, Mr. DPCP Jayaveera, Dy. Director, CITI, TMB Manike, Director, Ministry of Industrial Development, GOSL, Mr. LPS Karunadasa, Director, IDB, Mrs. KAT De Saram, Export Development Board, Mr. Nimal Samarakkody, Chairman, Ceylon Leather Products Ltd, representing Sri Lankan leather and leather footwear industries, visited Footwear Design & Development Institute (FDDI) on 4th of February 2008.

The purpose of the visit of this delegation was to seek technical assistance/collaboration from FDDI for establishing a footwear institute in Sri Lanka.

Mr. Rajeev Lakhara, IRS, Managing Director, FDDI, briefed about the institute & said, “FDDI is a brand in itself-one that is catering to changing market demands by churning out quality professionals in the area of Retail Management, Fashion, Footwear Design, Technology, Management, Fashion Merchandising, Marketing, Creative Designing & CAD/CAM, Leather Goods & Accessories Design etc."

“FDDI will provide full support in setting up of footwear institute in Sri Lanka.” Mr. Rajeev Lakhara, IRS, Managing Director, FDDI.

The delegation gave a presenta-tion & had a long discussion with the Managing Director. The delegation discussed in length about the technical assistance/collaboration from FDDI.


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