Governor Nandalal Weerasinghe on Sri Lanka’s debt standstill and recovery

Governor Nandalal Weerasinghe on Sri Lanka's debt standstill and recovery

Conversations with the Governor      Conversations with the Governor
  Thu 2 Feb 2023 13:00 - 14:00

Following an economic crisis, the first debt standstill in its history and the resignation of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, the Sri Lankan economy is in need of a reset.

Nandalal Weerasinghe, governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka, joins OMFIF to chart the path of recovery in 2023. He discusses the economic outlook, the International Monetary Fund rescue package and reforms, as well as the successful easing of inflation from a high of nearly 70%.

Nandalal Weerasinghe, Governor, Central Bank of Sri Lanka

13:00-14:00 (London)
08:00-09:00 (New York)
18:30-19:30 (Columbo)

This meeting will be conducted under the OMFIF Rules.

This virtual discussion is part of the OMFIF Institute for Economic and Monetary Policy, OMFIF’s core stream of activities covering economic and monetary policy and the political economy. OMFIF is an independent think tank for central banking, economic policy and public investment, providing a neutral platform for best practice in worldwide public-private sector exchanges worldwide. For membership enquiries please contact, or for further information please see the OMFIF website.

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