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Who are we

Veemansa Initiative, a Sri Lanka based policy development and advocacy group promoting dialogue on sustainable and inclusive development.

It strives to help Sri Lanka prepare for the emerging Asian century with a development agenda grounded in pragmatism and driven by local realities. Being a non-partisan body of socially concerned scholars and professionals Veemansa encourages diversity of views and ideologies. Veemansa welcomes partnerships and opportunities to collaborate with policy advocacy agencies.

What we do

  • Research & Development

    Undertake collaborative research on developmental issues confronting Sri Lanka and other countries in the Asia Pacific.

  • Policy Advisory Services

    Provide policy advisory services on inclusive and sustainable development, promotion of foreign direct investments to infrastructure sector and social protection systems for vulnerable communities.

  • An Open Platform for Discussions

    Create a platform for public discussion on developmental policy issues.

  • Keeping you up-to-date

    Development trajectory of Sri Lanka and countries of partner organisations.

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“Promoting discussion and debate and challenging the orthodoxy”


Luxman Siriwardena
Managing Director


Professor Sisira Pinnawala


Deepthie Perera

Talk To Us

313, Gonawala, Kelaniya

+94 (77) 366-0520