Home / Business/ National Chamber of Commerce condemns civil unrest

National Chamber of Commerce condemns civil unrest


Comments / {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}} Views / Friday, 9 March 2018 00:00


The National Chamber of Commerce in a statement yesterday vehemently condemned the situation which has suddenly erupted in the country, sparked off by an incident which took place recently in the Central Province.

The following is its full statement.

It is very important and we reiterate that such unrest will only take the country’s economy to difficult situations. We should remember that the majority of the enterprises/businesses in Sri Lanka are the small and medium enterprises and these business are already in trouble due to the prevailing situation. Moreover, the impression that the rest of the world has on us could be damaged and will lead to loss of confidence of the international business community in Sri Lanka, and that could lead to so many economic difficulties that Sri Lanka could face in the time to come. 

The National Chamber calls upon all citizens in the country at this moment to be calm, act intelligently and not bow down to hearsay  at a situation of this nature and requests the state authorities to immediately take action  and bring back normalcy to our dear motherland.

 


Share This Article


DISCLAIMER:

1. All comments will be moderated by the Daily FT Web Editor.

2. Comments that are abusive, obscene, incendiary, defamatory or irrelevant will not be published.

3. We may remove hyperlinks within comments.

4. Kindly use a genuine email ID and provide your name.

5. Spamming the comments section under different user names may result in being blacklisted.

COMMENTS

Today's Columnists

In the desert of Tamil films, actor Sivaji Ganesan was an oasis

Saturday, 22 September 2018

‘Indian Film,’ first published in 1963 and co-authored by former Columbia University Professor Erik Barnouw and his student Dr. Subrahmanyam Krishnaswamy, is considered a seminal study of the evolution and growth of Indian cinema. The book is cit


Imran may turn blind eye to blasphemy law and persecution of Ahmadiyyas

Saturday, 22 September 2018

There are clear signs that Pakistan’s freshly minted Prime Minister, Imran Khan, will make a sincere effort to reduce corruption and maladministration in the domestic sphere. In foreign affairs he is likely to make a brave attempt to mend fences wi


The rate of exchange, capital flight and the Central Bank

Friday, 21 September 2018

The Central Bank (CBSL) exists for the sole purpose of price stability. Its controls on the financial system and monetary policy exist to maintain price stability. As put forth many times by the Governor, the failing of the CBSL to control inflation


Red flag over the Sri Lankan Navy

Friday, 21 September 2018

Shocking story Rusiripala, a former banker in Sri Lanka, who has taken to writing in Daily FT, is perturbed by the red flag I have raised (Daily FT article 18 September) over the shocking charge that our Navy had operated a ransom gang that had abduc


Columnists More