The Lakshman Kadirgamar Institute of International Relations and Strategic Studies (LKI) hosted a visit to LKI by H.E. Hashem Ashjazadeh, Ambassador, Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran. Amb. Hashem Ashjazadeh was also joined by Mr S. Mostafa Hashemi, Chief of Political Section, Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran.
Dr. Naazima Kamardeen and Dr. Dinusha Panditaratne examine Sri Lanka’s experience with foreign investment litigation in international tribunals.
The LKI report ‘’Port City SEZ – A Catalyst for Modern Services in Sri Lanka” explores Sri Lanka’s position as a modern services hub, global and local scenarios that might shape the evolution of Port City and insights from advanced, services-based and established SEZs for developing Sri Lanka’s policy regime for Port City.
With China increasing its soft power and foreign aid during the COVID-19 pandemic, Sri Lanka’s experience of BRI projects provides useful lessons for others. See this recently published Chatham House paper on Chinese Investment and the BRI in Sri Lanka.