Sri Lanka’s Global Economic Strategy’ to be discussed at Economic Summit

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The upcoming ‘Sri Lanka Economic Forum 2015’, the country’s top economic forum held annually, will discuss the importance of establishing an ‘A New Global Economic Strategy For Sri Lanka’.

This would be oneout of a series of important topics that is slated to be addressed during the eight sessions of the forum, which will see the participation of top economists, policy makers and sector professionals as resource persons.

Dr. Razeen Sally, Chairman of the Institute of Policy Studies of Sri Lanka, will deliver the keynote session at the second session of the event, which will discuss this topic.Dr. Sally’s address would be followed by a panel discussion with the participation of the likes of Dr. Harsha De Silva, Deputy Minister of Policy Planning, Niran Mahawatte, Vice President of Treasury at the National Development Bank, Anushka Wijesinha, Economic Consultant and Eric Rajendra, Senior Advisor of York Street Partners. MurtazaJafferjee, Managing Director, JB Securities Ltd. will be the ‘Moderator’ of the session.

The topic, ‘Sri Lanka’s Global Economic Strategy,’ comes at a time when the country, with so much of potential behind it, such as its strategic location and human development fundamentals is lagging behind competitor economies in Asia, as the nation’s economic structure does not provide the framework for high and sustainable growth. 

‘Sri Lanka Economic Summit 2015’, an annual event organised by the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce will be held on the 4th and 5th August, 2015 at the Cinnamon Grand Hotel, Colombo, under the title of ‘Towards Exports of US$ 50 billion’.

To register to take part in this annual event, call on 5588877 or 5588852.