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Finance Ministry launches ‘Global Opportunities Sri Lanka’

Apr 21, 2016
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The Ministry of Finance in Sri Lanka in partnership with CNBC ,the world’s leading business and financial news network, recently launched ‘Global Opportunities Sri Lanka’, a series that looks into Sri Lanka’s key industries and investment opportunities. The ‘Global Opportunities Sri Lanka’ campaign will run until June 2016. Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake and Chairman of CNBC Sri Lanka Representative office, Chandima Udabage penned down the agreement. A special vignette was filmed with the finance minister where he addressed the international business community about the current state of the economy and potential investment areas in Sri Lanka.Initiating this campaign on CNBC will enable people around the globe to be aware of the business culture in Sri Lanka, the current growth patterns of the economy and what the future holds. During the ceremony, the Minister of Finance said, “It is a great privilege to see our very own mother Lanka to be featured on CNBC”. The Minister also mentioned that after the new government had been elected, this was the first international television campaign done to project Sri Lanka on a global platform and attract the international business community. In a CNBC press release, the world’s leading business and financial news network says that the content aims to inform the network’s affluent and investment-savvy audience across Asia Pacific about the potential and risks of investing in Sri Lanka. Kerry Tarrant Vice President of Sales at CNBC Asia Pacific said, “we are excited to partner with the Ministry of Finance Sri Lanka. This partnership enables CNBC to bring actionable insights about Sri Lanka’s economic landscape to our audiences. This is made possible through the partnership CNBC has forged with the Ministry of Finance Sri Lanka”. The ‘Global Opportunities Sri Lanka’ special reports will air daily on CNBC APAC from April 25 to 29 , 2016 on Squawk Box Asia. Squawk Box Asia airs Monday to Friday, 7 AM to 10AM SG/HK time, 10 AM to 1PM SYD time. CNBC was launched on 24 February 2015 in Sri Lanka and made available to Dialog TV subscribers on Channel 41. Courtesy of

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