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Why You Should Attend

Why Sri Lanka
Understand what makes Sri Lanka an attractive investment destination


Specific Investment Opportunities
Access information on FDI projects, listed companies and private equity placements


Regulatory environment
Learn first-hand about the policy framework and legislative landscape for investing in Sri Lanka


Networking opportunity
Interact with government agencies, SOEs, industry leaders, global investors and peers

[ Programme ]

What’s in store for the 3 days?

3-day virtual event, jointly organized by the Board of Investment (apex investment promotion organisation of Sri Lanka), The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce (Premier business chamber in Sri Lanka) and the Colombo Stock Exchange.
The event intends to attract direct and portfolio investors including sovereign wealth funds, private equity funds, Development Finance Institutions, large MNCs and conglomerates, High Net Worth Individuals and other types of investors from across the world.

  • Keynote addresses
    Speeches delivered by Chief Guest His Excellency Gotabaya Rajapaksa, President of Sri Lanka, the Guest of Honour Hon. Mahinda Rajapaksa, Prime Minister of Sri Lanka and Hon. Ajith Nivard Cabraal, State Minister of Finance Sri Lanka
  • Institutional sessions
    Sector-specific sessions related to policy and regulations, delivered by prominent experts across industries
  • Interactive discussions on “hot topics”
    Panel discussions and plenary sessions on key aspects of Sri Lanka’s macro-economic environment
  • Investor 1-on-1
    Private sessions between investors and companies / government authorities (to be booked in advance)
  • Promotional sessions
    Presentations by selectd participating companies and government bodies, to showcase investment projects
  • Flash announcements
    of current FDI deals and investment projects
  • Hear from existing global investors in Sri Lanka
    HCL, London Stock Exchange Group and Shangri-La, among others
Colombo Port City - International business hub with a vision to be the Gateway to South Asia

Colombo Port City (CPC) is a business district, with a vision to be a world-class international business and services hub in Asia. With specialized infrastructure and an investor friendly regulatory, and legal framework, it is geared to promote and facilitate economic activity in the country.

The CPC will be a self-sufficient city with all amenities. It will be equipped with an International Hospital, an International School, a Marina district with hotels and a residential complex, an International Financial Centre and a Convention Centre.

Port City has a diverse sector focus and will have HQs of companies across international trade and shipping / logistic operations, offshore banking and financial services, information technology and business process outsourcing, tourism, entertainment, and many more.

[ Colombo Port City ]

Why should you invest in Colombo port city

  • Conducive tax environment with zero corporate taxes
  • Streamlined legal and regulatory framework - proposed SEZ law & International Dispute Resolution Center
  • Services hub at par with Qatar, Singapore, Dubai
  • Foreign currency transactions permitted within the CPC
  • A single window for investor facilitation through the proposed Colombo Port City Commission