The Sri Lankan Business Council in Dubai & Northern Emirates was formed in the year 1991 under the umbrella of the Consulate General of Sri Lanka in Dubai. Later it evolved into a registered Business Council under the auspices of the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry in the year 2004.     .

SLBC has grown into an organisation consisting of Sri Lankan Entrepreneurs and Senior Professionals in the UAE as its Individual Members and  a number of organisations interested in Sri Lankan business as it s Corporate Members.

SLBC consists of Business oriented people coming together for the betterment of the Business of its members living in Dubai and Northern Emirates of the UAE.  It is an organisation to encourage the development of Sri Lankan & related businesses in the UAE and promotion of Sri Lanka as a Business Investment destination.

SLBC undertakes a wide range of activities from communicating with decision makers to sharing the best business practice and arranging networking events for its members.  SLBC is also involved in helping Sri Lankan Exporters to develop their network in the region with due advice drawn out of its experienced membership.