Annual Sessions 2019

DISCUSSION FORUM
Colombo’s Future: Emerging Morphology of the Commercial Capital

14:00 - 14:35          |          Registration and Welcome

PRESENTATIONS and DISCUSSION

14:15 - 14:30          |          Introductory Remarks to Discussion Forum Panel Moderator

PRESENTATIONS

14:30 - 14:45          |          Overview of the Development of Colombo in relation to existing plans & policies Plnr. (Dr.) Jagath Munasinghe – Chairman Urban Development Authority

14:45 - 15:00          |          Overview of Port City Development Project & Investment Opportunities Plnr. Nihal Fernando – Project Director, Colombo Port City Development Project

15:00 - 15:15          |          Overview of Light Rail Transit Project & Its implications on morphology of the City of Colombo Project Director, Western Region Transport Development Project

15:15 - 15:30          |          Overview of Colombo Suburban Railway Project Mr. Palitha Samarasighe, Project Director, Colombo Suburban Railway Project

15:30 - 15:40          |          Main Sponsor's Presentation

15:40 - 16:00          |          Tea Break

16:00 - 16:15          |          Overview of Pettah Multi-Modal Transport Hub Project Mr. Andreas HEYM, Team Leader, Pettah Multimodal Transport Hub Development Project

16:15 - 16:30          |          Overview of the Projects carried out through Ministry of Megapolis & Western Development Mr. Madawa Waidyarathna, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Megapolis & Western Development

16:30 - 17:15          |          Address by Chief Guest Hon. Patali Champika Ranawaka, Minister of Megapolis and Western Development

17:15 - 18:25          |          DISCUSSION / Q & A

18:25 - 18:30          |          Vote of Thanks