(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – “Resetting from Turmoil to Opportunity” is the theme for this year’s 22ndSri Lanka Economic Summit, (SLES 2022) the foremost annual economicevent in Sri Lanka.

The summit is to be held on December 5,at Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo and will be inaugurated by President Ranil Wickremesinghe, asthe Chief Guest. This year the Summit will focus on key levers that will lead to macroeconomic stability, charting a coursetoward sustainable revival as the country embarks on the monumental task of economic recovery.

Presented in a new format this year, the inauguration will see President Wickremesinghe address theSummit followed by a Fireside Chat featuring the Guest of Honour Mr. Martin Raiser, the World Bank’sRegional Vice-President for the South Asia Region who will be interviewed by Mr. Anushka Wijesinha, Economist and Co-Founder of the Centre for a Smart Future. Chairman of the Ceylon Chamber ofCommerce Mr. Vish Govindasamy will deliver the Welcome Address.

Standard Chartered Bank and CHEC Port City Colombo (Pvt) Ltd are the respective Platinum and Goldsponsors of the event, while Daraz Sri Lanka and South Asia Gateway Terminals (Pvt) Ltd are Sessionsponsors. The International Finance Corporation (IFC) acts as the Knowledge Partner. Dialog Axiata PLCand Dialog Television are Telecommunication Partner and Television Partner respectively and Omnicom Media Group are the communications sponsors. The Shangri-La Hotel,Colombo is the Hospitality Partner of the Summit.


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