May 05, 2016 | MOU Between SLFEA and Sime Darby.
Our simple but creative approach to find new job orders simply works better than any other traditional agents in Sri Lanka. With the effort and the commitment made by the Chairman SLFEA and the Hon. Minister of Foreign Employment Promotion and Welfare Thalatha Atukorale were able to create 500 new job opportunities for Sri Lankan workforce in Malaysia.
Sime Darby is a Malaysia-based diversified multinational with operations in 26 countries & 4 territories and a total workforce of more than 130,000 employees. The group is involved in 5 core sectors, namely Plantation, Industrial Equipment, Motors, Property and Energy & Utilities.
The company had agreed to increase the job quota up to 2500 in future..
March, 2016 | Dubai visit 2016
SLFEA opened the gates for valuable job opportunities by communicating directly with the UAE Companies through the Ministry of Foreign Employment. The Chairman of the Sri Lanka Foreign Employment Agency Mr.Lakshman Abeygoonaratne pointed out that the team was able to secure excellent job opportunities with attractive benefits for those who migrate through SLFEA. Further more than 10 companies agreed to expand their business through SLFEA that will increase the benefit for Sri Lankan candidates.
September 14, 2015 | Minister of Foreign Employment Promotion and Welfare Hon. Thalatha Atukorale assuming Duties
We wish Hon. Minister of Foreign Employment Promotion and Welfare Thalatha Atukorale to uplift the foreign employment industry in Sri Lanka towards global aspirations. There are over 1.7 million Sri Lankan employees based overseas and this figure would also reach the two million mark by the end of the year. Foreign Employment industry generates foreign exchange to our country. Numbers suggest that foreign remittance to Sri Lanka will touch more than US $ 10 billion mark by the end of this year. Sri Lanka foreign employment agency target to move away from ‘House Maids’ and ‘labor’ jobs to more industrial and other skilled employment jobs.
March 12, 2015 | Mr.Lakshman Abeygoonaratne is assuming duties as the chairman of Sri Lanka Foreign Employment Agency.
Mr.Lakshman Abeygoonaratne is assuming duties as the chairman of Sri Lanka Foreign Employment Agency. The duty assuming ceremony took place at the SLFEA Chairman’s Office, Nawala on 12th of March, 2015 in the presence, Hon. Minister of Foreign Employment Promotion and Welfare Thalatha Atukorale.