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Sri Lanka invited to deliver key note address at high level dialogue on Financing for Development in Asia Pacific

Finance Minister Ravi KarunanayakeSri Lanka has been invited to deliver the key-note address at the 4th High Level Dialogue on Financing for Development in Asia and the Pacific.
The official invitation was handed over to Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake by the Executive Secretary of the United Nation’s Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific Ms. Shamshad Akhtar today (March 10). During the meeting held with the Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake at the Ministry of Finance, Ms. Akhtar said that receiving this opportunity by Sri Lanka is of paramount importance.

Accordingly, Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake is scheduled to participate in the proposed summit to be held on April 28 and 29 in Bangkok, Thailand. Sri Lanka has been selected to offer this opportunity for its capability to maintaining good governance and strong financial disciplines.

Attention was drawn to the sectors which have been identified regionally for development during the meeting between Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake and Executive Secretary of the United Nation’s Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific Ms. Shamshad Akhtar. The position Sri Lanka is currently enjoying in the regional financial development sector has been assessed during the meeting.

Views were also expressed about the priority that Sri Lanka is going to claim in its development agenda for 2030.


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