Young politicians and Members of Parliament will engage the 13th Sri Lanka Economic Summit which will be held from 10th to 13th July 2012 at the Cinnamon Grand Colombo, during the final session themed ‘Positioning Sri Lanka in the Global Economy’.
Organized by the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce, the event will bring together a large number of business leaders, government officials, ambassadors and policy makers to one platform to discuss issues related to the Sri Lankan economy.
"The Chamber has been inviting young parliamentarians and business leaders to the last session of the Economic Summit in the past few Summits. This gives them an opportunity to air their views on key economic issues affecting the country and for the audience to pose questions and express their suggestions on creating a better environment for business to grow, the chamber said in a statement.
The young leaders will include Vasantha Senanayake MP - UPFA,Harsha De Silva MP - UNP, Bimal Ratnayake MP - JVP, SunilHandunnetti MP - JVP, M A Sumanthiran MP - TNA and Udaya Gammanpila - JHU. The session will be moderated by Mano Tittawella - Chairman, Copyline Group & APEX Consultancy Services (Pvt) Ltd.
The three day event features eight plenary sessions under a diversity of themes ranging titled: Sri Lankan Economy in perspective, Moving beyond conflict, Opportunities in Emerging Markets, Branding Sri Lanka, Skills & Productivity to compete in the Global Market, Ease of Doing Business - Sri Lanka ranked 89 - Fact or Fiction?, Investing in Sri Lanka and Positioning Sri Lanka in the Global Economy.