The Deputy High Commissioner of Sri Lanka to South India, Dr. Venkateshwaran, had a virtual interaction with the Chairman of the Export Development Board of Sri Lanka, Mr. Suresh De Mel and Director General, Ms. Chitranjali Dissanayake on 23rd September 2021. The objective of the interaction was to make aware of and explore the potentials for Sri Lankan exporters in the Southern Indian market and solicit the assistance from EDB to achieve this endeavor successfully. Stressing his views, Dr. Venkateshwaran highlighted the importance of identifying key areas that the Sri Lanka should keep focusing on south Indian market, especially social & cultural factions oriented market opportunities and assured to extend this Missions fullest corporation to facilitate for introducing new value added products from Sri Lanka to South Indian market. Moreover, He requested from EDB to take up a separate market plan for the South states since a substantial percentage of Sri Lanka`s exports to India are being done to the south. Mr. Suresh De Mel, Chairman, EDB during his speech expressed that the points raised by the DHC at the meeting were pragmatic and achievable. Further he expressed EDB`s willingness to work on a separate plan for south India with the support of the SLDHC team.