CNBC announces ‘Global Opportunities Sri Lanka’ series

CNBC partners with the Ministry of Finance Sri Lanka to bring insights to local and regional audiences in Asia Pacific

SINGAPORE, 4 April 2016 – CNBC, the world's leading business and financial news network, today announced the launch of 'Global Opportunities Sri Lanka', a series that looks into Sri Lanka's key industries and opportunities as well as the challenges for investors. The 'Global Opportunities Sri Lanka' campaign is delivered in partnership with the Ministry of Finance Sri Lanka and will run until June 2016.

The content aims to inform the CNBC network's affluent and investment-savvy audience across Asia Pacific about the potential and the risks of investing in Sri Lanka.

Special reports will air daily on CNBC in APAC from 25 to 29 April 2016 during Squawk Box Asia. Squawk Box Asia airs Monday to Friday, 7.00AM to 10.00AM SG/HK time, 10.00AM to 1.00PM SYD time.

CNBC launched in Sri Lanka on 24 February 2015 and is available to Dialog TV subscribers on Channel 41.

Contact Information:

Mike Cheong
Communications Manager, CNBC Asia Pacific
D: +65 6326 1123
M:+65 9852 8630

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