Discussion on Maritime Silk Route and One-Belt One-Road initiative

June 17, 2016
IPS Conference Room

A delegation from the Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences visited the IPS on 17th June 2016, to discuss China-Sri Lanka Economic Relations with especial emphasis on the Maritime Silk Route and One-Belt One-Road initiative.

The delegation was headed by Prof. Wang Zhan, President of the Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences (SASS) and included Prof. Liu Ming, Executive Director, International, Relations, SASS, Prof. Qiyu Zhan, Institute of Urban and Demographic Studies, SASS, and several other scholars. Dr. Janaka Wijayasiri, Head of the International Economic Policy Unit of the IPS joined Executive Director, Dr. Saman Kelegama, in briefing the delegation on Sri Lanka’s position on the Maritime Silk Route and the One-Belt One-Road initiative.