CFA Society Sri Lanka and Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation (SLRC) Join Forces to Enhance Nationwide Knowledge and Empowerment

Friday, 20 October 2023 05:04

CFA Society Sri Lanka and Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation SLRC Join Forces to Enhance Nationwide Knowledge and Empowerment

Businesscafe - In a landmark initiative, the Chartered Financial Analysts Society Sri Lanka (CFASSL) and the Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation (SLRC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) aimed at broadening knowledge, fostering empowerment, and creating a positive impact across Sri Lanka.

This strategic collaboration formalized recently, signifies a commitment to collectively address diverse areas of public interest, with a strong emphasis on education, awareness, and community development.

The partnership between CFASSL and SLRC will serve as a driver for positive change on a national scale.

Aruna Perera, CFA, President of CFA Society Sri Lanka, expressed his enthusiasm for the collaboration, saying,

"We believe in the power of knowledge to transform lives.

By partnering with SLRC, we can reach a wider audience and contribute to the growth and well-being of our nation in multiple aspects."

Dr. Prasad Samarasinghe, Chairman/Director General of SLRC, echoed these sentiments, remarking, "SLRC is deeply committed to serving the best interests of our nation.

This collaboration with CFASSL will enable us to deliver a diverse array of enriching content to our viewers, positively impacting their lives."

Here Aruna Perera, CFA, President of CFA Society Sri Lanka exchanged the MOU with Dr. Prasad Samarasinghe, Chairman/Director General of SLRC with officers bearers, CEO of CFA Society Sri Lanka, and senior management of the SLRC.

About Rupavahini Corporation

Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation (SLRC) the National TV Broadcaster commenced its transmission in 1982 as a grant aid project from Japan.

At present SLRC operates three TV programme channels namely Rupavahini, Eye and Nethra dedicated to general Sinhala-speaking, English speaking and Tamil-speaking audience respectively.

As the National TV broadcaster SLRC aims to provide the best possible programmes to satisfy the needs of its viewers for informative, educational and family-oriented entertainment.

It also helps to create a public discourse on current and vital issues concerning Sri Lankan society.

In order to promote an educated and informed civil society SLRC broadcasts high-quality educational programmes with engaging content across multiple platforms.

SLRC broadcasts a main news bulletin and hourly news bulletins in an accurate, impartial and responsible manner.

The complex comprises of a Master Control Room, four Studios, two Dubbing Studios, Digital Post Production Unit, two Analogue Post production Units, several editing suites including Non-Linear Editing and four Outside Broadcast vehicles.

About CFA Institute

CFA Institute is the global association of investment professionals that sets the standard for professional excellence and credentials.

The organization is a champion of ethical behaviour in investment markets and a respected source of knowledge in the global financial community.

Our aim is to create an environment where investors’ interests come first, markets function at their best, and economies grow.

There are more than 190,000 CFA charter holders worldwide in 160 markets.

CFA Institute has nine offices worldwide and there are 160+ CFA Societies.

For more information, visit or follow us on Twitter at @CFA Institute and on Institute 

About CFA Society Sri Lanka

Founded in 2001, the CFA Society of Sri Lanka is a not-for-profit organization supporting the professional development and advancement of CFA charter holders and candidates in Sri Lanka.

Our membership of over 250 members consists of CEOs, CFOs, portfolio managers, equity analysts, banking professionals, investment advisors, and other senior-ranking financial practitioners and over 300 candidates, mainly in the financial services sector.

For more information, visit or follow us on Society Sri Lanka or on Instagram @cfasrilanka

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