Pre-Conference Webinar No. 3 –The Prospects for the Sri Lankan Capital Markets and the Economy in the Aftermath of the Covid-19 Pandemic
| 06 April 2021
iPURSE, the signature annual conference of the University of Peradeniya, is scheduled to be held on 19th and 20th of August 2021. Pre-Conference Webinar No. 3 – “The Prospects for the Sri Lankan Capital Markets and the Economy in the Aftermath of the Covid-19 Pandemic” was held on 06th April 2021, as the third webinar of the series of pre-conference webinars organized by the iPURSE Committee, together with the International Relations Office (InRO).
Two eminent resource persons, Senior Prof. D.B.P.H. Dissabandara and Prof. Lalith P. Samarakoon shared their valuable ideas and expertise at the session. Senior Prof. D.B.P.H. Dissabandara, Department of Finance, Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, delivered the first talk on “Recent Trends and the Status of the Sri Lankan Capital Markets”. The second talk on “Prospects for the Global economy and Sri Lanka after the Covid-19 Global Recession” was delivered by Prof. Lalith P. Samarakoon, Professor of Finance, Department of Finance, Opus College of Business, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, Minnesota, United States. The panel discussion was moderated by Prof. Athula Ekanayake, Professor in Accounting, Dean / Faculty of Management, University of Peradeniya. Around 60 participants joined the webinar.