Sri Lanka Economic Summit 2015, organised by the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce, will start today at 9.00 am in Colombo.
The Summit, which will be held at the Cinnamon Grand Hotel will see the participation of over 450 persons.
Prime Minister will deliver the keynote address, at the inaugural session, while Minister of Finance and Foreign Affairs, will join in as members of the panel discussion. Suresh Shah, Former Chairman of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce will moderate the panel discussion.
Samanatha Ranatunga, Chairman of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce will deliver the welcome address of the Sri Lanka Economic Summit, which will run across two days and hold eight sessions, where various topics will come under discussion in relation to the summits theme 'Towards Exports of US$ 50 billion'.
The planned 08 sessions will focus on areas such as 'National Vision: Policy Implementation and Perspective,' 'A New Global Economic Strategy for Sri Lanka', 'Driving Exports - Use of Social Media and Technology', 'Challenges In and Opportunities For Financing of Exports', 'Championing Value Addition in Agri Exports', 'Sustainability Led Export Growth', 'Going Up the Value Chain - Export of Knowledge Services' and will conclude with a CEO's forum.