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Expert Committee to study Sri Lanka Singapore FTA

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor August 11, 2018 19:21

Expert Committee to study Sri Lanka Singapore FTA

President Maithripala Sirisena has appointed an expert committee to study Sri Lanka – Singapore Free Trade Agreement and to report to him. The Committee has been appointed after considering various views expressed by several parties to the President. The Chairman of the Committee is retired Economics Professor W.D. Lakshman. The other members of the Committee are former Professor of Economics at the Sri Lanka Open University Sirimevan Colombage, former Professor of Economics at Kelaniya University Ajitha Tennakoon, Independent Consultant Dr. Sanath Jayanetti and former Assistant Governor of the Central Bank R.A. Jayatissa. Accordingly the committee will study Sri Lanka – Singapore Free Trade Agreement and its practical impact. It is also expected to get recommendations to prepare policies for a future Sri Lanka Trade Policy. The subjects of the committee includes service sectors, Sri Lanka’s social and economic situations and the impact on people’s living conditions. The final report is expected to be submitted within two months.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor August 11, 2018 19:21

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