In 2013, the Chinese Government initiated the concept of the “Silk Road Economic Belt and the 21st-Century Maritime Silk Road”, known as One Belt and One Road, and now known as the ‘Belt and Road Initiative’ (BRI).
The BRI has far-reaching implications for trade, transport infrastructure, requirement of new transport policy framework, digitalization and logistics in the South Asian region. Sustainability and the way forward needs to be analysed with many research and development aspects.
Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport Sri Lanka (CILT-SL) in association with the Ocean College, Zhejiang University and Jungseok Research Institute of International Logistics and Trade (JRI), Inha University, Korea pleased to host the 5th Belt and Road Initiative Conference: Strategizing for Mutual Gains from BRI in 2020 in Sri Lanka.
Conference Chair: Dr. Namali Sirisoma, Vice Chairperson (Education), CILT
Organizing Chair: Dr. Yapa Mahinda Bandara, CILT
Associate Professor: Prof Jun Yeop Lee, Inha University, Korea
Mr Channaka De Alwis, President, CILT
Secretary: Dr. Renuka Herath, CILT
Mrs. Gayani de Alwis, Immediate Past Chairperson, CILT
Mr. Upali Gunawardhane, Hon. Treasure, CILT
Mr. Joe. Rajadurai, Secretary General, CILT
Ms Neethu Singh, Administrative Officer, CILT