Jaffna Civil organizations accuse Colombo financial institutions of exploitation

[TamilNet, Friday, 30 April 2010, 16:46 GMT]
Civil organizations and Non-governmental organizations in Jaffna peninsula raised accusations against financial institutions in South rushing to open their offices with the motive of exploiting the wealth of peninsula residents as Sri Lanka Central Bank Governor, Ajith Nivard Cabral, a close friend of President Mahinda Rajapakse ceremoniously opened Friday the offices of ‘The Financial Co. Ltd’ and ‘Bartleet Mallory Stockbrokers (Pvt) Ltd, in Jaffna town, sources in Jaffna said. The organizations further said that Sinhalese persons have been brought to work in the Southern firm, denying job opportunities to young men and women in Jaffna peninsula.

Nothing noteworthy had been done by Colombo government in Jaffna peninsula so far though it continues to harp on developing Jaffna peninsula, the organizations further said.

 

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