Realizing potential of mega development projects

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By 2017-07-18

Sri Lanka's proposed mega development projects such as the Western Region Megapolis, Hambantota Logistics and Industrial Zone and also the ongoing Colombo Port City will be the focus at the upcoming Sri Lanka Economic Summit 2017.
In a session titled, 'Realizing the Potential of Mega Development Projects,' speakers, will share insights on the significant opportunities, these projects will provide to both domestic and international businesses.

The session will kick start with presentations made by China Merchant Port Holdings Company Limited Deputy General Manager, Hang Tian, Tata Realty and Infrastructure Limited CEO and MD, Sanjay Ganesh Ubale, and Vice President of China Development Institute and the Expert Committee Member of the Ministry of Commerce of China, Qu Jain,

Later in the session, they will join in for a panel discussion which will include, John Keells Holdings PLC Head of Legal, Secretarial and CSR, Nadija Tambiah and Ministry of Megapolis and Western Province Development Project Director, Lakshman Jayasekera and session moderator will be Echelon Magazine, Editor-in-Chief, Shamindra Kulamannage.

The session, one out of the eight high profile sessions planned at the Summit will focus on the challenges Sri Lanka's technocrats and legal system face in negotiating and regulating multi-billion dollar and multi-decade mega project concessions, international lessons gained out of similar projects, how can Sri Lankan companies' grab a piece of the action and latch on to the global supply chain linkages these mega projects create and what implications such projects will have on jobs and people of Sri Lanka.
The two-day annual summit, organized by the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce will take place on 25 and 26 July, 2017 at the Cinnamon Grand Hotel, Colombo under the title 'Execute – Transform - Realize'.

Sunshine Holdings PLC is the Platinum Sponsor of the event, Standard Chartered Bank is Gold Sponsor, Fonterra Brands is the Silver Sponsor and Dialog Axiata is Telecommunications Partner. While Janashakthi Insurance, Prima Group and Nestle Lanka join in as strategic partners. Echo Wave is the Digital Events Platform Partner and OMD of OmniCom Media Group is communications partner. If you wish to take part in the event, please call on 115588877 or email to [email protected] visit the event site




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