Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 14 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Sri Lanka Marxist party to provide relief to private sector under a new Socialist rule
Tue, Feb 18, 2014, 10:53 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Feb 18, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Marxist party, Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) says that the country's private sector will be benefitted and granted relief under a new Socialist rule.

JVP politburo member and Western Province team leader, K.D. Lalkantha said that the party has a five-year plan to uplift the country's economy and the private sector plays a key role in it.

He said at a meeting in Homagama that the country's private sector consists of 90 percent of the businesses in the country and that they will be granted benefits and relief if they participate in the five-year plan formulated by the JVP under a new Socialist rule.

Lalkantha explained that the private sector has been the engine of growth when the country's economy is concerned.

He emphasized that there was a misconception among the people that the private sector will be marginalized and destroyed under a Socialist system, but it is not so.

"The private sector has an important role to play in a Socialist rule and the JVP has recognized this fact," Lalkantha said.

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
U.S. Embassy helps Sri Lankan youth make a difference with youth empowerment grants
-- [39 minutes ago]
Chinese Leader concludes visit to Sri Lanka, leaves for India
Speeding vehicle knocks down ruling party Uva PC candidate in Sri Lanka
Pope approves canonization for Sri Lanka's first saint
Over 50,000 estate Tamil youth in Sri Lanka unable to vote at Uva PC election
Sri Lanka political parties hold final campaign rallies for Uva PC election today
Central Bank releases publication on Socio-Economic Data - 2014 of Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka's trade deficit widens 55.2 percent in July 2014 mainly due to oil imports
Indian authorities to question Sri Lankan spy suspect
Norway has no interest in creating communal tension in Sri Lanka - envoy

Copyright © 2000, 2014 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.