Pathfinder sets up eminent panel to prepare post-COVID economic strategy for Sri Lanka

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The Pathfinder Foundation has set up a study group chaired by Pathfinder Senior Fellow and former Central Bank Governor Dr. Indrajit Coomaraswamy to prepare a set of action-oriented recommendations aimed at steering the Sri Lankan economy into the post-COVID-19 era. 

Dr. Sisira Pinnawala of the Sociology Department of the University of Peradeniya and Lakshsman Kadirgamar Institute Executive Director Dr. Ganeshan Wiganaraja will serve as principal authors for this initiative. 

The report is expected to be presented to President Gotabaya Rajapaksa before end-April.

The other members of the study group, which will consist of 20 leaders from academia, research and the private sector, include Prof. Sirimal Abeyratne, Prof. Saroj Jayasinghe, Prof. Rohan Samarajiva, Prof. Muttukrishna, Sarvanthan, Ashroff Omar, Dr. Hans Wijayasuriya, Krishan Balendra and 
Mohamed Mushin.

Recently, the Pathfinder Foundation was responsible for preparing 1) A National Security Strategy for Sri Lanka 2020 and 2) Study on Managing Foreign Policy and Relations with the UN System, both of which were presented to President Rajapaksa.

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