Veemansa Initiative

“Promoting discussion and debate and challenging the orthodoxy”

"Sri Lanka based policy development and advocacy group promoting dialogue on sustainable and inclusive development."

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.

Events

Bi-lingual (English and Sinhala) Webinar on Kotalawala National Defence University Bill

A Sinhala Webinar on China - Sri Lanka Relationships

Asia's Newest Landscape


External Debt Situation In Sri Lanka: Are We Heading For A Resolution Or Crisis?

Publications

Central Bank Chief is confident that all debt obligations will be met.

By Daily FT

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Options for Foreign Debt Management in Sri Lanka: Can we escape from IMF/ISB Debt Trap?

By Mr. Luxman Siriwardena

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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.

Team

“Promoting discussion and debate and challenging the orthodoxy”

Luxman Siriwardena

Managing Director

MSc (Vanderbilt), BA

Sisira Pinnawala

Director(Studies)

PhD (ANU), MSc (AIT), BA

Deepthie Perera

Director (Programs)

MSc (Arch) Lond, PG Dip (Arch) Lond, BSc (BE), AIA (SL)

Contact

Contact Us

Address

313, Gonawala,
Kelaniya

Call Us

+94 (77) 366-0520

Email Us

veemansaorg@gmail.com

Open Hours

Monday - Friday
9:00AM - 05:00PM

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