Sri Lanka sovereign and banking forum by Fitch

July 31, 2013 (LBO) – Fitch Ratings will hold a sovereign and banking roundtable forum in Colombo on August 06, where senior analysts from the rating agency and representatives of the financial sector will participate. Sri Lanka’s central bank Governor Nivard will be chief guest.

The full statement is reproduced below:

Fitch to Host First Sovereign & Banking Roundtable in Sri Lanka

Fitch Ratings-Singapore-30 July 2013: Fitch Ratings Lanka Ltd will be hosting its inaugural Sovereign & Banking Roundtable on Tuesday, 6 August 2013, between 8.30am – 2.30pm at the Oak Room, Cinnamon Grand Colombo, 77 Galle Road, Colombo 3, Sri Lanka.

Fitch is honored to have as the roundtable’s chief guest Nivard Cabraal, Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka, as well as leading market participants in Sri Lanka, including issuers, investors, and bankers.

Fitch’s senior analysts will discuss the latest developments affecting bank and sovereign credits in Sri Lanka, the Asia-Pacific region, and globally. This will incluystsde presentations from Ambreesh Srivastava, Head of South & Southeast Asia Financial Institutions, and from Andrew Colquhoun, Head of Asia-Pacific Sovereigns. The event will also feature panel discussions on banks and sovereigns with Fitch’s analysts and leading representatives from the government, finance, and corporate sectors in Sri Lanka.