South Asian stock exchange officials to meet in Colombo

Feb 14, 2017 (LBO) – The Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) will host the executive committee board meeting for the current term of the South Asian Federation of Exchanges (SAFE) on the 27th of February 2017.

“The event will strengthen cooperation among our exchanges and create opportunity for cross-border investment linkages,” Vajira Kulatilaka, chairman, SAFE and CSE said.

“Collaboration of our fellow exchanges will play a vital role in accelerating economic integration in South Asia going forward.”

The CEOs of the Bombay Stock exchange (BSE), Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX), Chittagong Stock Exchange, Maldives Stock Exchange, Royal Securities Exchange of Bhutan, Central Depository Bangladesh, Mercantile Exchange Nepal and the CSE will meet to review its activities and plan out the next term of office.

The participants will also finalize the next chairmanship of SAFE and the host country in which the AGM will be held later this year.

Chief executives of stock exchanges in South Asia will also attend the meeting and workshop on the theme, “Way forward for Exchanges in South Asia”.

A post-lunch session will feature a segment where the two CEOs of BSE and PSX will share their experiences and transformational strategies of their exchanges with SAFE member exchange representatives and CEOs of member firms of the CSE.

This will be followed by a panel discussion featuring the CEOs of SAFE Member Exchanges.

The Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission of Sri Lanka  Thilak Karunaratne will grace the occasion as the chief guest while Vajira Kulatilaka will be the guest of honour in his capacity as the Chairman of SAFE.