Home / Financial Services/ US SEC places Sri Lanka national flag permanently in their auditorium

US SEC places Sri Lanka national flag permanently in their auditorium


Comments / {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}} Views / Wednesday, 17 April 2019 00:00

Facebook

 


As a gesture of goodwill in appreciation of the decades of friendship and cooperation between the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) of Sri Lanka and the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (US SEC), the national flag of Sri Lanka was placed in the auditorium of the US SEC as a permanent display on 5 April.

 The permanent placement of the Sri Lankan national flag was arranged by the SEC Sri Lanka Chairman Ranel Wijesinha in collaboration with the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Washington DC. Wijesinha was in the US capital to attend the 29th Annual International Institute for Securities Market Growth and Development held from 1-10 April.

The national flag was placed in the auditorium of the US SEC by SEC Chairman Ranel Wijesinha, Chargé d› Affaires a.i. of the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Washington DC Sarath Dissanayake and Minister Commercial of the Embassy Sumedha Ponnamperuma. US SEC›s Assistant Director (International Affairs) Matthew Greiner and Program Manager (International Affairs) Adam Anicich also attended the event.

Following the placement of the flag, the Sri Lanka delegation had talks with the US SEC where matters of bilateral interest, including enhancing mutually beneficial cooperation between the two Commissions were discussed.Sri Lanka attends the International Institute for Securities Market Growth and Development annually. This year›s event was attended by over 150 regulators from 70 countries and the Sri Lanka delegation also included Manager of SEC Sri Lanka›s supervision division Saumi Koddipily.


Share This Article

Facebook Twitter


DISCLAIMER:

1. All comments will be moderated by the Daily FT Web Editor.

2. Comments that are abusive, obscene, incendiary, defamatory or irrelevant will not be published.

3. We may remove hyperlinks within comments.

4. Kindly use a genuine email ID and provide your name.

5. Spamming the comments section under different user names may result in being blacklisted.

COMMENTS

Today's Columnists

Boycotting Muslim businesses and stoning offenders: Democracy fails when citizens fail to speak up

Monday, 24 June 2019

News was out last week that the Chief Prelate of the Asgiriya Chapter of Theravada Buddhism in Sri Lanka had made a controversial public pronouncement. I believe that he has mostly been misunderstood by his critics as well as his followers. The Vener


Perilous fear-mongering invades schools

Saturday, 22 June 2019

“It may be important to great thinkers to examine the world, to explain and despise it. But I think it is only important to love the world, not to despise it, not for us to hate each other, but to be able to regard the world and ourselves and all b


Laundering the Parliament

Friday, 21 June 2019

There are strict laws and rules in force to ensure the honesty and integrity of people’s representatives in all countries where there is a democratic system of governance. People’s representatives elected by public vote are prohibited to pursue b


SOFA/VFA: A worrying scenario

Friday, 21 June 2019

An unrestrained communal animosity towards ethnic and religious minorities, anchored in mythology and historical half-truths, and popularised by sections of the Buddhist clergy and a sectarian media have combined to drive Sri Lanka to a point where t


Columnists More