PM to leave for Switzerland tomorrow
January 18, 2016 10:18 pm
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe is due to leave Sri Lanka tomorrow for the World Economic Forum that will be held in Davos-klosters, Switzerland from January 20 to 23.
This is the first time Sri Lanka has been invited to participate in the World Economic Forum; during his visit, the Prime Minister will be engaging with international investor community towards possible investments in Sri Lanka.
Over 40 heads of state will be in attendance at the Forum, which will focus this year on new trends within the global economic sphere. The Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum is recognized as a singularly important event that brings the world leaders together to engage with the international community on shaping global, regional and industry agendas that drive the world economy.
The Prime Minister will be accompanied by the Minister of Finance Hon. Ravi Karunanayake, Minister of Development Strategies & International Trade Hon. Malik Samarawickrema, Secretary to the Prime Minister Mr. SamanEkanayake, Governor Central Bank MrArjunMahendran, Additional Secretary Mr. SamanAthaudahetti and Personal Assistant to the Prime Minister Ms. Sandra Perera.