The first-ever female chair of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Maria Fernanda Garza arrived in Colombo yesterday.

The ICC, representing 170 countries with a corporate membership of 45 million companies, is the largest and most influential business organization globally.

During her stay in Sri Lanka, Garza will meet with key government officials and business leaders.

The ICC is the only organization represented in the United Nations, World Trade Organisation and World Intellectual Property Organisation.