Sri Lanka: State of the Economy Driving Policy Action from Crisis to Recovery

 

The Institute of Policy Studies of Sri Lanka (IPS) will host a seminar to coincide with the release of its annual flagship report, Sri Lanka: State of the Economy 2022, focused on the theme Driving Policy Action from Crisis to Recovery. The seminar will be held on Tuesday, 25 October 2022 from 9:00 am – 12:30 pm at the Dr. Saman Kelegama Auditorium, IPS, 100/20, Independence Avenue, Colombo 7.

Dr. Nandalal Weerasinghe, Governor, Central Bank of Sri Lanka and Mr. K. M. Mahinda Siriwardana, Secretary to the Treasury/Ministry of Finance, Economic Stabilisation and National Policies, will deliver the keynote addresses. Dr. Dushni Weerakoon, Executive Director, IPS, will make a presentation to mark the release of the Sri Lanka: State of the Economy 2022 report. Mr. R. H. W. A. Kumarasiri, Director-General, Department of National Planning and Mr. E. A. Rathnaseela, Addl. Director-General, Department of National Planning will chair/moderate a session on ‘Policy Action for Shared Sustainable Growth: A National Policy Framework’. Under this theme, senior IPS researchers will present as follows: A National Policy Framework by Dr. Nisha Arunatilake, Director of Research; Social Inclusion and Improved Governance by Dr. Ganga Tilakaratna, Research Fellow; and Competitiveness and Sustainability by Dr. Manoj Thibbotuwawa, Research Fellow.

Limited seats are available for corporate sector representatives, educators, researchers, undergraduates and members of the public. If you wish to participate, please email your details to: nayomi@ips.lk or call IPS on 0112-143 100 or 0112-665 068.