TUs try to grab the people’s wealth-Amunugama

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There is an acute struggle by trade unionists and some others to grab most of the wealth amounting to billions of rupees earned through the hard labour of the ordinary people of the country.

These views were expressed by the Deputy Finance and senior minister Dr Sarath Amunugama  in a ceremony held  at the Hatara Liyadda Divisional Secretariat office  to hand over appointment letters to 150  graduates.

Today all are speaking of the economy of the country and difficulties but this situation prevails because there are few ministers who earn income for the country and a large number of spending ministers. Meanwhile the ordinary people earn the country’s income- - six and a half billion by employees in Middle East, two and half billion by garment factory employees and one and a half billion by estate workers who toil from dawn in rain and hot sun. But there is a big struggle by others to share these earnings among themselves.

We all should work to earn for the country which needs efficiency. Inefficient government institution should be held responsible for their inefficiency. Those who are unable to earn profits should be sent home, said the minister.

Tapping of Kithul is a good source of income. We should encourage this industry and develop it. Police should treat those employed in this industry as people who help the economy of the country.

  Comments - 11

  • Hapuarachchi Monday, 13 May 2013 07:20 AM

    Planning to cross over??

    Tom Monday, 13 May 2013 04:44 AM

    First, establish law and order, the rest will fall in place.

    Rahmathullah M. H. Monday, 13 May 2013 07:45 AM

    Absurd! Trade Unionists try to grab people's hard earned money? No, politicians they do.

    Lucy Monday, 13 May 2013 05:12 AM

    The TUs should not try to grab the people's wealth.At this rate Ministers and other heros will have nothing left to grab

    Seriously Tuesday, 14 May 2013 05:52 AM

    And the government runs on their own money??? Where is the concept of 'Country being rich when the people of the country are rich"?

    sammy Monday, 13 May 2013 05:32 AM

    Why not name the ministers who misappropriate public money that should be held accountable?

    R.Dias Monday, 13 May 2013 10:02 AM

    when it is only meant for us ..no..? hik..hik..hik..

    Aba Monday, 13 May 2013 05:47 AM

    It is you who grab the people,s wealth not T. U s.You have already destroyed your own dignity.

    CCITIZEN Tuesday, 14 May 2013 03:35 AM

    ..and you ROB THE WORKERS' WEALTH (EPF/ETF)!

    Chewing Gum Monday, 13 May 2013 06:46 AM

    You and your government brag of going to space and manufacturing weapons. Now you take of tapping Kithul. At last you are on track.

    dass Monday, 13 May 2013 11:27 AM

    let us make wealth by selling "Kithul" pani when Hambanthota harbor and Maththala airport fails.


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