Sept 09, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Bourse and the security market regulator will host an investor forum outside the country in Hong Kong Monday to attract foreign investors.
Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) and the Securities and Exchange Commission of Sri Lanka (SEC) will host the third of the "Invest Sri Lanka" investor forum series at the Shangri-La Hotel in Hong Kong today.
Central Bank Governor Ajith Nivard Cabraal, Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman, Dr. Nalaka Godahewa and the Chairman of the Colombo Stock Exchange, Krishan Balendra are scheduled to make presentations at the event.
The presentations will be followed by a Q&A session for investors. There will also be small group discussions with the senior executives of select listed companies for investors who are considering investment opportunities in Sri Lanka.
Over 100 participants including high end investors and fund managers are expected to attend the forum.
Eleven Listed Companies namely John Keells Holdings PLC, Commercial Bank of Ceylon PLC, DFCC Bank, Distilleries Company of Sri Lanka PLC, Nations Trust Bank PLC, Dialog Axiata PLC, Hayley's PLC, Ceylinco Insurance PLC, Access Engineering PLC, People's Leasing & Finance PLC, Tokyo Cement Company (Lanka) PLC will be conducting one on one meetings with the foreign investors at the forum.
Ajith Nivard Cabraal, governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka, said, "In Sri Lanka, the stage is now set for the economy to move to a USD 100 billion economy and to raise per capita income to USD 4,000 by 2016. We invite foreign investors to join us and be active partners in this exciting journey."
The CSE has hosted two other forums this year in Dubai and Mumbai.