The meeting between the two parties have taken place in Hong Kong during last week, when Sri Lankan officials were in the city to hold an investor forum.
Senior executives of the Securities and Exchange Commission of Sri Lanka and the Colombo Stock Exchange took part in the discussion, with the HKEx Officials.
Chairman of the SEC, Dr. Nalaka Godahewa and Krishan Balendra, Chairman of the CSE have been among the local officials, who took part in the discussion.
Sri Lanka is looking to demutalise its Colombo Stock Exchange by next year.
Demutualisation is the process of converting exchanges from non profit, member-owned organisations to for-profit, share holder owned corporate entities.
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited, or HKEx, operates a securities market and a derivatives market in Hong Kong and the clearing houses for those markets.
HKEx was listed in Hong Kong in 2000 and is now one of the world’s largest exchange owners based on the market capitalization of its shares.