Sisyphus Speaking

A top business leader called on the business community to exert pressure on governments to deliver and be held accountable.
Joint business forum Chairman Mahendra Amarasuriya said it is time the private sector started playing a significant role in steering policy and insisting on performance from politicians addressing the 8th LBR LBO CEO Forum last week.rn

rnldblquote The private sector blows hot and cold only when there is a crisis coming up but it should be continuously proactive, Mahendra Amarasuriya said.rn

rnldblquote The private sector must formulate the policy and put it across to the government and try to persuade them to implement it. Can we remain silent and let the political parties destroy this country? Our experience of political parties since independence has been, to say the least, disastrous,
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