The 30th meeting of the Sri Lanka Forum of University Economists was held successfully at the University of Ruhuna on 21st June 2019. Senior Prof. Sujeewa Amarasena – Vice Chancellor, University of Ruhuna graced the occasion as the Chief Guest. Among the participants, Academics representing the member Universities; University of Sri Jayewardenepura, University of Colombo, University of Moratuwa, University of Ruhuna, Rajarata University of Sri Lanka, Uwa Wellassa University of Sri Lanka and Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka and South Eastern University of Sri Lanka were presented at the meeting. The key note speech of the forum was delivered by the eminent Prof. Nihal Perera on ‘Role of Government in steering National Development within the Global Economic Mainstream: Policy choices for Sri Lanka.” The Sri Lanka Journal of Economic Research Volume 6 (2) was launched during the 30th meeting of SLFUE by the Rajarata University of Sri Lanka.