Premier Wickremesinghe invites Professor Stiglitz to SL at Switzerland meeting

Premier Wickremesinghe invites Professor Stiglitz to SL at Switzerland meeting

Premier Wickremesinghe invites Professor Stiglitz to SL at Switzerland meeting

Written by Keshala Dias

17 Jan, 2017 | 8:31 pm

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, who is in Switzerland, met with Professor Joseph Stiglitz on January 17, on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum.  Professor Stiglitz is a University Professor at the Columbia University and the School of International and Public Affairs

During the meeting, Premier Wickremesinghe had extended an invitation to Professor Stiglitz to visit Sri Lanka to assess and provide his expertise on the country’s future economic development plan.

The premier had pointed out that plans are being made to make Sri Lanka a high income generating country by the year 2030.

He had further emphasized that the consensual government led by President Maithripala Sirisena is taking a series of positive measures to rebuild the country while facing many current challenges.

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