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“Those elected to parliament have a heavy burden and we can only hope that good counsel will prevail,” said President’s Counsel Geoffrey Alagaratnam, noting that parliament plays an important role as it represents the citizenry more so than the president – especially in light of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution.
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“In the light of someone putting himself or herself forward as a representative of the public, it is crucial that the people understand the drivers behind that particular individual,” said Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL) Executive Director Asoka Obeyesekere in the lead-up to the 5 August general election.
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The COVID-19 pandemic presented businesses with an opportunity to revive and restructure, according to Nawaz Rajabdeen, the Founder and President of Confederation of Micro, Small and Medium Industries (COSMI).
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The insurance sector has experienced challenging times in recent months as a result of its ties to various economic activities, noted the Chief Executive
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The short-term impact of the COVID-19 pandemic induced curfew on the construction industry was fairly significant, according to Sector Head of the Property
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“Of all the economic segments across the world, tourism was among the hardest hit due to widespread travel restrictions in many destinations,” observed
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