[D] Sri Lanka
The 2018 SAARC Business Leaders’ Conclave will be held in Kathmandu, Nepal from March 16 to 18, with an objective to promote investment, innovation and entrepreneurship in the region. The bi-annual event of the SAARC Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SAARC-CCI) is going to be held in Nepal for the second time and the government is going to host the regional event jointly with SAARC-CCI. Former President of India, Pranab Mukherjee, has been invited to deliver a keynote speech in the conclave. Former president of Sri Lanka Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga has also been invited to address the meet. Top-notch business people from the region will be addressing the conclave. India has so far conducted this event three times, and Nepal and Sri Lanka have organised it once so far.