Govt determined to create a competitive social market economy: Dr Harsha de Siva (Watch Report)

Govt determined to create a competitive social market economy: Dr Harsha de Siva (Watch Report)

Written by Lahiru Fernando

26 Feb, 2015 | 8:56 pm

Deputy Minister of Policy Planning and Economic Affairs Dr. Harsha De Silva says that the government is determined to create a highly competitive social market economy.

Trading at the Colombo Stock Exchange opened on thursday under the auspices of Malaysian Prime Ministers Special Envoy S. Samy Vellu and Deputy Minister of Policy Planning and Economic Affairs, Dr.Harsha De Silva.

The new Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission Thilak Karunaratne was also present.

Dr Harsha de Silva stated that the government is determined to create  what is called a highly competitive social market economy. Dr. Harsha de Silva further added that we will no longer be comparing ourselves to South Asian nations but with countries like Malaysia and Eastern European countries.

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