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Private sector-driven growth in focus at Economic Summit

27 November, 2022

The private sector’s role in driving growth in an economic reset of Sri Lanka will be under the spotlight atthe third session of the Sri Lanka Economic Summit 2022 organised by the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce on December 6, which will explore the environment required for the private sector to drive growth, under the theme ‘Resetting to Facilitate Growth’.

The session will look at how Sri Lanka can secure quick wins to reduce bottlenecks and facilitate investment and exports, as well as how taskforces set up to improve the ease of doing business can further facilitate this. What Sri Lanka can learn from other countries that have taken progressive steps to improve facilitation of the private sector to create a Business Enabling Environment will also be discussed.

The session will bring together the viewpoint of the export community, multinationals and key investment projects alongside the public sector officials driving the reform process.

The session will be presented by the Country Manager for the International Finance Corporation in Sri Lanka and Maldives, Alejandro Alvarez de la Campa, with Director, Hirdaramani Group, Vinod Hirdaramani, Managing Director/CEO, Heineken Lanka, Ms. Maud Meijboom-van Wel, Senior Additional Secretary to the President, Ms. Chandanie Wijayawardhana, DG, BOI, Ms Renuka M. Weerakoon and Deputy Managing Director, CHEC Port City Colombo Thulci Aluwihare participating as panellists. Duminda Hulangamuwa will moderate the sessions.