Commonwealth Business Forum 2013

The Commonwealth Business Forum (CBF) commenced on 12th November 2013 at Cinnamon Grand, Colombo in conjunction with the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM). Dr. Saman Kelegama, Executive Director, IPS, Chaired a session on ‘Sri Lanka: Trading Hub for the Indian Ocean and SAARC’.

The Forum was the premier business event in the Commonwealth bringing together Heads of Government, Ministers, and top business leaders from around the world and was attended by over a thousand delegates.

The CBF co-organized by the Commonwealth Business Council (CBC) and the Government of Sri Lanka and forms a part of the overall CHOGM programme. The Forum provided a valuable opportunity for high level dialogue on trade and investment between business and government leaders from the Commonwealth and beyond. The Forum was inaugurated by the President of Sri Lanka.

Highlights in the Media
Daily FT – 13th November, 2013