Discussion on Sustainable Approaches to Economic Development – Hilton Hotel, Colombo

January 19, 2016
Hilton Hotel, Colombo


IPS Executive Director, Dr. Saman Kelegama Chaired a Panel discussion on “Sustainable Approaches to Economic Development” organized by the Presidential Secretariat at Hilton Hotel, Colombo on 19th January.

The main presentation was made by Prof. Claire Brown, Professor of Economics, University of California, Berkeley, USA. This was followed by a panel discussion with panelists: Prof. Ven. Vijithapura Wimalarathana, Head of the Department of Economics, University of Colombo; Dr. Vinya Ariyaratne, Executive Director, SEEDS, Sarvodhaya; and Karin Fernando, Research Officer, CEPA. A lively question and answer session followed thereafter with many distinguished participants.