Ms. Renuka Amarasinghe, Senior Vice President - Corporate Banking, DFCC Bank, Arjun Fernando, CEO, DFCC Bank, Minister Sujeewa Senasinghe – State Minister of International Trade, Ms. Indira Malwatte, Chairperson and Chief Executive - Export Development Board, Ms. Nilmini Gunaratne – Assistant Vice President - Marketing, DFCC Bank

DFCC Bank PLC recently partnered the Sri Lanka Export Development Board as the exclusive banking partner of the upcoming World Export Development Forum, which is set to take place in Colombo from 12 to13 October.

This forum will bring together over 600 local and international business leaders, policymakers and members of investment and trade institutions, to address advancements in sustainable trade as well as the latest strategies for maintaining international levels of competitiveness. A flagship event of the International Trade Centre, the forum will be co-hosted by the Sri Lanka Export Development Board (EDB) and will focus on highlighting how Sri Lankan SMEs and Corporates can navigate a rapidly evolving global trade landscape.

The global forum will take place at the BMICH and will be held under the theme, ‘Connect Compete and Change’. The forum will feature an array of high profile speakers from the public and private sectors, and will include specialised workshops and sector specific presentations that will focus on the tourism, ICT, specialty foods (such as spices, tea and processed foods), apparels, rubber and other manufacturing industries.  The forum will also include a high-level roundtable discussion, a Sri Lankan gala night and a mini exhibition showcasing local products.