After an overwhelming anti-government vote at Fridays election, JBIZ Chief says the business community should accept the will of the people and work with the new government to map out an economic agenda.
The majority United National Party led by Premier Ranil Wckremasinghe lost to the President and JVP led United Peoples Freedom Alliance, at final close of results on Saturday.rn
rnJoint Business Forum Chief Mahendra Amarasuriya added it was a clear anti-government vote and it is left for the business community to try and work with the new government.rn
rnldblquote The business community should accept the will of the people and should try and get involved with the government to form and economic agenda that is beneficial to the country economically. Political agendas are something else
dblquote , Amarasuriya said.rn
rnThe UNP that was voted into power in December 2001 is widely credited for ending a 20-year ethnic war, turning around the economy and putting in place investor friendly reform.rn