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* Bank union organizes seminar on Sri Lanka's economic data and allegations of manipulation
Tue, Jan 7, 2014, 12:58 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Jan 07, Colombo: A trade union affiliated to Sri Lanka's banking sector has organized a public seminar on the country's economic development data and the allegation of manipulating them.

The seminar organized by the All Ceylon Banking Employees' Union will be held Wednesday (8) evening in Fort, Colombo.

The Union has invited members of the government, main opposition United National Party (UNP) and the Marxist party Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) to speak at the event.

The UNP will be represented by UNP MP, Economist Dr. Harsha de Silva, and the JVP by MP Anura Kumara Dissanayake. Deputy Finance Minister Dr. Sarath Amunugama will speak on behalf of the government.

The JVP has alleged that growth and inflation data have been doctored by the Census and Statistics Department on directives received by the government.

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