Cooperation between India and Sri Lanka will be beneficial for a sustained growth

Union Finance and Corporate Affairs Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday said India’s ‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan’ and the vision of ‘Self Reliant Sri Lanka are synergistic and complementary and could be used to further consolidate the economic rejuvenation efforts by both the countries.

Addressing the 20th edition of Sri Lanka Economic Summit (SLES) in a virtual format, she said India is ready to cooperate with Sri Lanka in its economic development.

She also highlighted that cooperation between India and Sri Lanka would be beneficial for a sustained growth that is so essential for people centric development by both countries.

She also underlined the importance of regulatory consistency and policy certainty for industry and the private sector.

SLES annually organized by the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce (CCC) is the premier forum in Sri Lanka for discussion on economic and business issues.

The theme for this year’s event is “Roadmap for Take-off: Driving a People–Centric Economic Revival”. President of Sri Lanka Gotabaya Rajapaksa was the Chief Guest at the Inaugural Session.