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Ajith Nivard Cabraal

Hon. Ajith Nivard Cabraal

State Minister of Finance, Capital Markets and State Enterprise Reforms

BIOGRAPHY

Hon. Ajith Nivard Cabraal is Sri Lanka’s State Minister of Finance, Capital Markets and State Enterprise Reforms since 12th August 2020. He was the Senior Advisor to the Prime Minister on Economic Affairs from November 2019 to August 2020. Cabraal was also the 12th Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka from July 2006 to January 2015. During that period, he also functioned as the Alternate Governor of the International Monetary Fund, Chairman of the South East Asian Central Banks (SEACEN) Board of Governors and Chairman of the SAARC Central Bank Governors Forum.

Cabraal served previously as the Presidential Advisor on Economic Affairs and Secretary, Ministry of Plan Implementation, and closely associated in the development of the Policy Framework and Development Plan of the Government. Prior to his state appointments, Cabraal functioned as a Consultant specializing in Business Revival and Turnarounds, Planning and Corporate Governance. He has also served as the President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka, and the South Asian Federation of Accountants.

He is a Chartered Accountant by profession, having qualified as one of the youngest Chartered Accountants in Sri Lanka. Cabraal was an Eisenhower Fellow in the year 2000 Multi-Nation Program as well and has authored several books.

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Speeches by Hon. Ajith Nivard Cabraal

Jun 09, 2021

7:30 PM - 8:15 PM

Inauguration – Day 3

Jun 07, 2021

8:30 AM - 9:15 AM

Inauguration – Day 1

Jun 07, 2021

7:30 PM - 8:15 PM

Inauguration – Day 1