Sri Lanka Investment Summit to kick off in Singapore

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Mar 12, 2016 (LBO) – Sri Lankan and international delegates will congregate at the Sri Lanka Investment Summit in Singapore on Tuesday, with the island positioning itself as one of the fastest growing economies in Asia, the organizers said.

The conference is expected to bring together Sri Lanka’s financial sector specialists and regional portfolio managers and institutional investors. The event is organized by FinanceAsia.

The conference will feature a keynote address by Ravi Karunanayake, the minister of finance, and presentation by Arjuna Mahendran governor, Central Bank of Sri Lanka. The Deputy Ministers Harsha de Silva and Eran Wickramaratne are also billed to speak.

Some of the sessions will be moderated: on equity investments moderated by Chate Benchavitvilai, head of Frontier Market Research, Credit Suisse, on debt capital markets moderated by Ranjan Hullugalle, chairman, Lanka Business Online, and CEO insights moderated by Jim McCabe, CEO, Standard Chartered Sri Lanka.

Sponsors of the inaugural investment summit are Standard Chartered, Perpetual Treasuries and Asia Securities. Lanka Business Online will provide key coverage of the event.