Managing Director of WelcomHotels Lanka Arun Pathak welcomed 80 influential businesspeople and guests to the latest gathering of The Indian CEO Forum Sri Lanka (ICF), which was hosted in June at the impressive Sapphire Residences Experience Centre on Galle Face.
Opening the proceedings, which form part of ‘The Splendour of Gracious Living Explorations’ series, ICF President Umesh Gautam (CEO of Lanka Ashok Leyland) reiterated the organisation’s commitment to promoting Sri Lanka, after which environmental architect Sunela Jayawardena (author ‘Line of Lanka’) made the keynote presentation on the Ramayana Trails.
Visiting from Delhi was Ashwin Chadha, President of India Sotheby’s International Realty, who discussed the real estate market. A collection of exhibits by up-and-coming Sri Lankan artist Sameera Kalupahana was on display.
The ICF actively supports economic growth in Sri Lanka by encouraging Indian investment, fostering economic co-operation and showcasing investment opportunities to Indian investors.