The Forum and the Sri Lanka Ministry of Constitutional Affairs and National Integration organized a public lecture on the Indian model of power sharing. The speaker, Dr. Akhtar Majeed of the Center for Federal Studies, Hamdard University, Delhi, delivered his address in Colombo on June 6, 2007. Over 200 people attended the lecture, which was chaired by Minister D.E.W. Gunasekara. The event generated significant media coverage.