(UDHAYAM, SWITZERLAND) – Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe today (18th Wednesday) held an open discussion with the Chairman of the World Economic Forum Professor Klaus Schwab at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
Professor Schwab highlighted a proposal tabled by Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, who suggested that a high level summit of European and Asian Trade Ministers be organized for the year 2018.
Professor Schwab noted that the World Economic Forum will participate and help organize the event.
The Chairman of the Forum said it was important to put forward suggestions that will be beneficial for the improvement of the World Economic Forum in future.
Chairman Schwab also said the Forum will assist and advise Sri Lanka in its future course of action, having witnessed the positive economic path the country is heading along.
The two parties also discussed new economic developments and challenges in the coming years.
Ministers Ravi Karunanayake, Harin Fernando and Sri Lanka’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations in Geneva Ambassador Ravinatha Aryasinha were present during the meeting.