BankTech Asia Conference

Taj Samudra Hotel, Colombo
21-22 March 2017

IPS Research Fellow, Dr. Ganga Tilakaratna made a presentation on ‘Financial access is NOT Financial Inclusion: Current Status and Issues of Financial Inclusion in Sri Lanka’ at the 9th BankTech Asia Conference organized by the Knowledge Group of Companies, Malaysia , held at Taj Samudra Hotel, Colombo on 21-22 March 2017. Dr. Tilakaratna discussed the growth and diversity of financial landscape, Sri Lanka’s position with regard to financial inclusion in the Asian Region, issues and challenges, and the role of technology and innovation in achieving greater financial inclusion in Sri Lanka.

BankTech Asia conference was attended by around 150 participants from several countries in the Asia Pacific region representing local and international banks, technological service providers, mobile money service providers and financial inclusion experts.

Media Highlights

Daily FT, 27 February 2017     [ [ Article PDF Format   278 KB ]

LBO, 21 March 2017                  [ [ Article PDF Format   246 KB ]

Daily FT, 27 March 2017          [ [ Article PDF Format  410 KB  ]