Sri Lanka’s Economic Direction 2020 Forum on Jan. 27


A forum discussing Sri Lanka’s economic direction for 2020, organized by the Sri Lanka-Malaysia Business Council, will take place on January 27.

The event will include some of the country’s key business and economic leaders, who will discuss the potential for Sri Lanka’s national and foreign direct investment.

The forum will also address future economic policies, key areas for development, export earnings, development of the tourism industry, key projects such as the Port City, and how local businesses can invest and expand.

Dr. Nalaka Godahewa, former Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission of Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka Insurance Corporation, Sri Lanka Tourism, and current advisor to the government, will deliver the keynote address.

The event will be followed by a panel discussion with Dr. Priyath Bandu Wickrama, Secretary, Ministry of Urban Development and Housing Facilities; Shiran Fernando, Chief Economist, Ceylon Chamber of Commerce; and representatives of the Board of Investment and Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority.

The event is scheduled to begin at 6pm at the Galadari Hotel. For registrations, contact Ayoni Rangala at, or call 0115588856.