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CA Sri Lanka budget seminar 2019 to evaluate economic and tax perspectives

The annual budget seminar organised by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka) will evaluate the economic and tax perspectives arising from the National Budget and will also feature a host of speakers and panelists representing the private and public sectors who will share their thoughts at the seminar on 09th March 2019 at the Hilton Colombo.

Chief Executive Officer of Verite Research Dr. Nishan De Mel will deliver an economic analysis of the budget, which will be followed by a panel discussion. The panel session will feature Mr. Deshal De Mel, Economic Advisor to the Ministry of Finance, Mr. Dinesh Weerakkody, Chairman of the Hatton National Bank PLC, Mr. Mangala Yapa, Technical Advisor to the Ministry of Development Strategies & International Trade and Dr. Rohan Fernando, Head of Plantations and Business Development and Director of Aitken Spence PLC. The session will be moderated by Mr. Shamindra Kulamannage, Editor of Echelon Magazine.

The second session will focus on the tax perspectives of the budget, and will feature a presentation by Partner of KPMG Ms. Shamila Jayasekara. Her presentation will be followed by a panel session featuring of Mr. D. R. S. Hapuarachchi, Senior Commissioner - Tax Policy, International Affairs of the Department of Inland Revenue, Ms. Hiranthi Ratnayake, Chairperson of the CA Sri Lanka Tax Committee, Mr. K. A. Vimalenthirarajah, Director General of the Department of Fiscal Policy, Mr. N. R. Gajendran, Senior Partner of Gajma & Co. and Mr. Sulaiman Nishtar, Partner of Ernst & Young. The moderator at the session will be Mr. V. Sivagurunathan, Partner of the Consultants’ Consortium.

The budget seminar is open to members and students of the institute as well as professionals from the non-accounting stream and the general public. To reserve your seat call 112 352081 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .