on current economic situation
Dr, Sarath Amunugama, Minister for Special Assignments, recently held
a discussion at his ministry, on the current economic situation and
challenges facing Sri Lanka, with a group of eminent Sri Lankan
The economists who participated at this discussion were Dr.
W.A.Wijewardena, Dr. Sirimevan Colombage, Dr. Indrajith Coomaraswamy,
Dr. Nandalal Weerasinghe, Dr. Dushyanthi Weerakoon, Mr. Priyantha
Ratnayake, Dr. Sirimal Abeyratna and Dr. Sarath Rajapathirana.
After a wide ranging discussion it was decided to submit a report to
the government on Sri Lanka’s economic development and challenges. It
was also decided to continue these discussions on a monthly basis.