Norwegian Ambassador to Sri Lanka Ms. Trine Joranil Eskedal said yesterday that Sri Lanka is one of the countries that have successfully faced the COVID-19 challenge and appreciated the steps taken by the Government to overcome that challenge.

The Ambassador made the remarks when she a paid a courtesy call on Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardane at Parliament.

The Ambassador said Norway is ready to continue investing in Sri Lanka and that many Sri Lankan IT professionals are currently being outsourced for their services by Norwegian companies, adding that the opportunities will be further expanded in the future.

Secretary General of Parliament Dhammika Dasanayake and Ms. Hilde Berg-Hansen, Deputy Head of Mission was present at the meeting.