Seminar & ‘Expert Insights’ Panel on ‘2011 and Beyond: Trade & Investment Prospects in Asia and Implications for Sri Lanka’

A Seminar & ‘Expert Insights’ Panel on ‘2011 and Beyond: Trade & Investment Prospects in Asia and Implications for Sri Lanka’, organized by the IPS and supported by the Asia-Pacific Research and Training Network on Trade (ARTNeT) took place at the IPS Auditorium. Chief Guest at the occasion was Hon. Dr. Sarath Amunugama, Senior Minister for International Monetary Cooperation, Government of Sri Lanka and Chairman, 67th Session of the Commission, United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP). The welcome address was delivered by Dr. Saman Kelegama, Executive Director, IPS.

Anushka Wijesinha, Research Economist, IPS, made a presentation on ‘Key Highlights of Asia-Pacific Trade and Investment Report 2011 (UNESCAP)’, while Expert Insights were presented by Narhari Rao, Lead Economist – Asian Development Bank Sri Lanka Country Office, Anura Ekanayake, Immediate Past Chairman – Ceylon Chamber of Commerce and Member, Board of Governors – IPS, and Mafaz Ishaq, Director – Calamander Capital Singapore Pte. Ltd (Colombo Office).