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Chambers urge democratic resolution to crisis

Leading chambers of commerce and industry today urged political authorities to resolve issues through the democratically established Institutions as early as possible.

In a joint statement the chambers expressed concern that the current political uncertainty will result in many adverse consequences to the country, if it remains unresolved.

“We request the political authorities to resolve issues through the democratically established Institutions as early as possible. We appeal to the political Parties to ensure that law and order prevails and that danger to the life and property of citizens is prevented. All parties should act in the best interests of our country, our people and the national economy.”

The chambers who issued the statement were Ceylon Chamber of Commerce (CCC), National Chamber of Commerce of Sri Lanka (NCCSL), National Chamber of Exporters (NCE), Sri Lanka Apparel, Chamber of Construction Industry (CCI), Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Sri Lanka (FCCISL), Chamber of Young Lankan Entrepreneurs (COYLE) and Ceylon National Chamber of Industries (CNCI).