Written by sundayobserver
Sri Lanka hasn’t a national policy for any sector which is a hindrance to consistency and growth of sectors, Ports and Aviation Minister Arjuna Ranatunga told the media at the inauguration of the first Colombo International Maritime Conference (CIMA) 2015 from September 24-26. Ranatunga said that Sri Lanka should learn from India which has a policy for all sectors which continues even though governments change.
A national policy for each sector is vital to achieve economic growth. In the past those who were not in the industry tried to formulate policies for various sectors. Stakeholders of every industry should pool their strengths and formulate a national policy to develop relevant sectors.“Without a national policy there is no direction and the task to achieve the objectives becomes difficult.