Following the success of last year’s budget event, Verité Research will be hosting an expert commentary on the budget speech immediately after it has been presented to Parliament on 12th November. The commentary will focus on the promises made in the budget speech with analytical insights from PublicFinance.lk.
Hosted by Deshal de Mel and Senith Abeynayake, the event will feature members of parliament from both the government and opposition along with experts from a variety of fields to provide a holistic overview of the government’s 2022 Budget.
Panellists include Tharaka Balasuriya (State Minister of Regional Co-operation), Eran Wickramaratne (Member of Parliament), Dr. Harsha de Silva (Member of Parliament), Professor Charitha Herath (Member of Parliament, Chairman of COPE), Anura Priyadarshana Yapa (Member of Parliament), Dr. Harini Amarasuriya (Member of Parliament), Sunil Handunnetti (Former Member of Parliament), Shiran Fernando (Chief Economist – Ceylon Chamber of Commerce), Roshan Perera (Senior Research Fellow – Advocata Institute), Professor Mick Moore (Non-Resident Fellow – Verité Research) and Rajendra Theagarajah (Non-Executive Chairman – EngenuityAi).
The forum can be viewed LIVE on Friday, 12 November 2021 from 6.30PM to 8.30PM on the Verité Research Facebook page