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* Marxist party of Sri Lanka expresses interest in engaging with the business community
Fri, Feb 28, 2014, 08:07 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Feb 28, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Marxist party, Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) has met with officials from the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce and expressed interest in engaging with the business community on the lines of the party's policy framework, Our Vision.

Party leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake recently presented the party's policy framework to the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce.

Speaking at the occasion Dissanayaka said the party's policy framework is a programme to develop the country covering key sectors of the country and a broad dialogue should be carried out in the society regarding the programme.

"In developing the economy of our country the state sector as well as the private sector has a massive task to perform," Dissanayaka said.

"We believe that the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce would study the programme and carry out a broad dialogue regarding the programme," the JVP leader said.

Secretary-General/CEO of the Ceylon Chamber Of Commerce, Harin Malwatte said the Chamber was pleased to welcome the JVP leadership and they will evaluate the party's policy framework.

The JVP handed us a document called 'Our Vision, the policy framework of the JVP. We will be evaluating the policy framework that has been handed to us. We will engage with them going forward in terms of what they have given and we will pass on our message to them as well and see how we can discuss about our country's future going forward with them," Malwatte said.

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