International Seminar for Young Scholars on Economic Development Issues

August 20, 2016 – September 18, 2016
Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Beijing

IPS Research Assistant, Chantal Sirisena attended a month-long seminar at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences where she presented Sri Lanka’s progress on infrastructure development and relationship with China’s One Belt One Road Initiative, held in Beijing during 18th – 20th August.

The seminar involved discussions with Professor Zhang Yuyan, Director-General of the Institute of World Economics & Politics and Zhou Mingwei, President of the China International Publishing Group, as well as other distinguished members of the CASS delegation.

Academics from 23 different countries in Asia, Africa, Europe and North America discussed China’s economic development and shared their experiences at the event.