Prime Minister to attend World Economic Forum

Jan 18, 2016 (LBO) – Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe is due to leave Sri Lanka on 19th January 2016 for the World Economic Forum that will be held in Davos-klosters, Switzerland from 20th to the 23rd January 2016.

This is the first time Sri Lanka has been invited to participate in the World Economic Forum. During his visit, the Prime Minister will engage with international investor community on possible investments in Sri Lanka.

Over 40 heads of state will be in attendance at the Forum, which will focus this year on new trends within the global economic sphere.

The Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum is recognized as a singularly important event that brings the world’s leaders together to engage with the international community on shaping global, regional and industry agendas that drive the world economy.

The Prime Minister will be accompanied by the Minister of Finance Ravi Karunanayake, Minister of Development Strategies & International Trade Malik Samarawickrema, Secretary to the Prime Minister Saman Ekanayake, Governor Central Bank Arjun Mahendran, Additional Secretary Saman Athaudahetti and Personal Assistant to the Prime Minister Sandra Perera.