President to Inaugurate Sri Lanka Economic Summit 2022

The upcoming Sri Lanka Economic Summit 2022, the foremost and most anticipated annual economic event in Sri Lanka, will be inaugurated by the Chief Guest, President Ranil Wickremesinghe, under the theme Resetting from Turmoil to Opportunity on 5th December at the Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo.

This year the Summit will focus on key levers that will lead to macroeconomic stability, charting a course toward sustainable revival as the country embarks on the monumental task of economic recovery. Presented in a new format this year, the inauguration will see President Wickremesinghe address the Summit followed by a Fireside Chat featuring the Guest of Honour Martin Raiser, the World Bank’s Regional Vice-President for the South Asia Region who will be interviewed by Anushka Wijesinha – Economist and Co-Founder of the Centre for a Smart Future. Chairman of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce Vish Govindasamy will deliver the Welcome Address.

Standard Chartered Bank and CHEC Port City Colombo (Pvt) Ltd are the respective Platinum and Gold sponsors of the event, while Daraz Sri Lanka and South Asia Gateway Terminals (Pvt) Ltd are Session sponsors.  The International Finance Corporation (IFC) acts as the Knowledge Partner. Dialog Axiata PLC and Dialog Television are Telecommunication Partner and Television Partner respectively while and Omnicom Media Group are the communications sponsors. The Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo is the Hospitality Partner of the Summit.

The Sri Lanka Economic Summit 2022 (SLES 2022) is scheduled to be held on 5th and 6th December as a hybrid summit, at the Shangri-La Hotel. The theme for the 22nd Sri Lanka Economic Summit is based on the theme of Resetting from Turmoil to Opportunity.  

The Chamber looks forward to delivering an insightful and valuable experience to all participants. Participants have the opportunity to register online from for the entire two- day summit or choose the sessions they wish to attend.  Registrations for the event are now open. For further information, please contact Niroshini on or 0115588852; or Alikie on or 0115588805, or the hotline number 0770228855.

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