Buzzing financial inclusion in Colombo for Asia

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The four-day Asia Micro Finance Forum 2010 under the theme “Financial Inclusion – Achieving Asia’s Potential” kicked off last night. The biannual event has brought together 450 delegates from 50 countries and would highlight key insights to the way forward for the micro finance industry in Asia.

Here from left organiser The Foundation for Development Cooperation (FDC) Executive Director Craig Wilson; Director Vijoleta  Branch; Forum convenor Banking with the Poor Network (BWTB) Chairman and HNB Deputy General Manager Chandula Abeywickrema; lead sponsor Citi Sri Lanka Country Manager and CEO Glen Rase, local host HNB Chairman Rienzie T. Wijetilleke;  Citi Asia Pacific Director of Corporate Citizenship Paula Bennett and LOLC Chairperson Rohini Nanayakkara seen at the opening reception last night at the Forum venue hotel Cinnamon Grand – Pic by Upul Abayasekara