Quality Growth

The National Chamber of Commerce Sri Lanka is advocating a socio economic policy that will benefit the masses.
Economists say that regular U turns in national policies since independence have resulted in the country achieving mediocre rates of growth.rn

rnThe government is now keen to push a bipartisan approach to policy formulation.rn

rnldblquote We have to have a bipartisan approach in developing a policy for the country,
dblquote Industries Minister Rohitha Bogollagama said at the conference oraganised by the chamber.rn

rnThe government says a new push to set up regional investment promotion agencies will help regions identify their own strengths.rn

rnldblquote We have done a regional economic assessment for the first time. Regional Economic Commissions are to look at natural resource development, human resource development and harness those resources,
dblquote he said.rn

rnThe private sector is also keen to see an improvement in the investment climate.rn

rnThey say local industries wi