Sri Lanka Economic Forum with Soros, Stiglitz next month

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Dec 31, 2015 (LBO) – Sri Lanka’s government will host its Sri Lanka Economic Forum next month with business magnate and philanthropist George Soros and nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz as guest speakers.

The conference, an initiative of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, will bring together development specialists to advise the various arms of government on its development program.

The Harvard University’s Center for International Development will take a lead role in the conference to be held on January 7th and 8th, a media release said.

The centre has identified macroeconomic and fiscal stability, structural transformation and competitiveness, urbanization and development, and regional development and social inclusion as key areas for the government to focus on.