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Interactive Session with the Governor of CBSL

The Central Bank of Sri Lanka has invited the academics and students of the University of Jaffna to participate in the interactive session with the Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka. As per the above invitation received through the Vice Chancellor, University of Jaffna and the Dean, Faculty of Arts, Department of Economics had arranged to host the above event at the Board room of the Faculty of Arts, University of Jaffna on 25th February (Sunday) at 15:00 – 17:00.

This presented an excellent opportunity for our academic community to engage in a discussion with a distinguished expert on current economic development. The discussion provided valuable insights into the economic landscape and fostered meaningful exchange with our academic community.

Dr. Nandalal Weerasinghe (Governor), Mrs. Yvette Fernando (Senior Deputy Governor), Mrs. AW A Dilrukshini (Assistant Governor), Dr. Sujeetha Jegajeevan (Director, Regional Development Department), Mr. Chathura Ariyadasa (Director, Regional Development Department) and Staff of Regional Development Department and Regional Office – Kilinochchi participated from the Central Bank of Sri Lanka.
Vice Chancellor, Deans of the Faculties, Council members, Administrative staff, University Business linkage, Bursar, Staff, and Students from the Faculty of Arts and Management Studies and Commerce actively participated in the session.

The Head, Department of Economics delivered the welcome speech.

After that Vice Chancellor briefed on University of Jaffna.

At the outset of the meeting, the Governor updated on the current economic outlook and stated that the economy is now on a recovery path, hence, the contribution of all the regions is pivotal for inclusive and sustainable growth.

Several questions were raised from the participants. Those were deeply engaging and insightful in the areas of macroeconomic stability, fiscal discipline, financial sector developments, technological adaptation, and financial inclusion.

Students also actively participated.

The souvenir and a small gift basket of our regional products were handed over by the Vice Chancellor to the Governor of the CBSL.

Finally, a vote of thanks was delivered by Prof. S.Vijeyakumar, Department of Economics.

This interactive session was winded up by 17.00.