Ravi Karunanayake, Dr. Harsha de Silva, Dumith Fernando, Duminda Ariyasinghe, Nishan de Mel, and Jim McCabe
Standard Chartered is once more the international lead sponsor of Finance Asia’s Sri Lanka Investment Summit – the second edition. This year’s forum will be held in Hong Kong on March 16.
The panels are populated by government and industry leaders, key business personalities and subject matter experts. The Sri Lanka Investment Summit 2017 has attracted an international representation of potential investors and businessmen and entrepreneurs. Asia Securities adds its special brand of insight to the Summit as lead sponsors and CHEC Port City Colombo, Altair and MAC are all onboard as distinguished corporate sponsors.
Jim McCabe, Chief Executive Officer, Standard Chartered Sri Lanka, who will deliver the Chairman’s welcome at the Sri Lanka Investment Summit 2017 speaking of the event said: “This is excellent timing for a summit such as this. Sri Lanka is well poised to welcome FDI and infrastructure development projects. The government is investment friendly and encourages a national appetite for inbound business projects. Once more we will showcase Sri Lanka as one of the fastest growing economies in Asia, and demonstrate the value of leveraging historical trade corridors to potential investors. Standard Chartered is delighted to be associated with such a forum that could only further the national image and economic agenda.”
The Sri Lanka Investment Summit 2017 will present a full day programme comprising a key note address by Ravi Karunanayake, Minister of Finance, entitled “Macroeconomic policy targets, fiscal consolidation plan and recent track record” which will undoubtedly shed some welcome light on the existing and developing economic milieu in the country for potential investors and developers. The Central Bank of Sri Lanka, leading international banks, local capital market specialists and some of the largest ever international investors into Sri Lanka will help attendees navigate the opportunities and pitfalls that investing in Sri Lanka offers, not only to the institutional investors, but also to private investors, family funds, corporations looking for FDI opportunities, equity and debt investors and private banks.
The summit will create an excellent opportunity to meet with leading government officials for a first hand guide to future developments, Network with corporates and co-investors , Hear from past investors how to make the most of this opportunity and Discover how to leverage the growing links between Asia and Sri Lanka. Panellists include Dr. Harsha de Silva, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Duminda Ariyasinghe, Director General Board of Investment, Dr. Nishan de mel, Executive Director Verite Research, and Dumith Fernando, Chairman, Asia Securities.