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President to inaugurate Sri Lanka Economic Summit on Dec. 5

President Ranil Wickremesinghe and Martin Raiser
President Ranil Wickremesinghe and Martin Raiser

The upcoming Sri Lanka Economic Summit 2022, (SLES 2022) one of the 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 December 5, at the Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo.

SLES 2022 is scheduled to be held on December 5 and 6 as a hybrid summit. 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 Honor Martin Raiser; the World Bank’s Regional Vice-President for the South Asia Regionwho 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. The Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo is the Hospitality Partner of the Summit.


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