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Sri Lanka courts Singapore investors, companies

Published on Jan 21, 2014 2:02 PM

Singapore investors and companies are being wooed by Sri Lanka, which is keen to attract more investment into the region.

Some 200 investors here, including institutional investors and investment banks, attended an investor forum hosted by the Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) and the Securities and Exchange Commission of Sri Lanka (SEC) on Tuesday.

Sri Lanka-listed companies at the event, which was held at the Ritz Carlton, Millenia Singapore. included conglomerate John Keells Holdings and National Development Bank.

The forum was also attended by the country's central bank governor, Mr Ajith Nivard Cabraal, and its senior minister for international monetary co-operation, Dr Sarath Amunugama.

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