Who We are

Foreign employment sector plays a pivotal role in the economic development of Sri Lanka.

The State Ministry of Foreign Employment Promotions and Market Diversification is dedicated to create and implement policies related to gainful foreign employment to Sri Lankans, to ensure the rights of migrant workers and to provide their welfare needs. The Ministry continuously expands its services and facilities to exploit more foreign employment opportunities to gain more foreign exchange to the country while providing a higher contribution to the whole economy.

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Foreign Employment Opportunities

The State Ministry of Foreign Employment Promotions and Market Diversification provides diversified foreign employment opportunities for Sri Lankans. The Sri Lanka Bureau of Foreign Employment acts as the regulator of the industry. The Sri Lanka Foreign Employment Agency (Private) Limited which is a subsidiary of The Sri Lanka Bureau of Foreign Employment is the only state-owned foreign employment agency.

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The State Ministry of Foreign Employment Promotions and Market Diversification is the caretaker of the migrant workers as well as the promoter of foreign employment opportunities.

NATIONAL LABOUR MIGRATION POLICY

National Labour Migration Policy sets the overall visionary guidance and framework for Foreign Employment in Sri Lanka.

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Contacts Us

Key officials of the Ministry

No:34, Narahenpita Road,
Nawala.

Email: info@mfe.gov.lk

Phone: 0112331336

Phone: 0112330307

Phone: 0112330356

Designated Officer

Mr. Suntharam Arumainayaham

Secretary

Email: secretary@mfe.gov.lk

Phone: 0112330355

Fax: 0112075462

Information Officer

Mr. Pradeep Saputhanthri

Additional Secretary (Administration)

Email: adsecadmn@mfe.gov.lk

Phone: 0112330374

Fax: 0112330595