Launch of the Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific Report

The launch of the Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific Report (ESCAP) Report took place at the Sri Lanka Foundation Institute (SLFI) on 6th May, 2010. The theme of the Report was ‘Surging Ahead in Uncertain Times’.

The Executive Director, IPS, made a presentation on: ‘Sri Lanka: From Economic Recovery to Sustainable Growth”. The ceremony was presided over by Tom Hockley, Head of UNRC Office, Sri Lanka. Dr.Muhammad Hussain Malik, Economic Affairs Officer of ESCAP presented the key findings of the ESCAP Report. Representatives of the government, private sector, several leading civil society organizations, and members of the media attended the event.

Highlights in the Media

http://www.sundayobserver.lk/2010/05/09/fin05.asp
http://www.nation.lk/2010/05/09/busi1.htm
http://www.dailymirror.lk/print/index.php/news/news/9986.html
http://www.dailynews.lk/2010/05/07/news01.asp
http://www.dailynews.lk/2010/05/07/bus01.asp
http://www.island.lk/2010/05/07/business1.html
http://www.island.lk/2010/05/07/business2.html
http://asiantribune.com/node/5378