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Campaign Against CEPA

Jun 14, 2011 9:32:42 PM - thesundayleader.lk

A group of professionals is to release a joint declaration against the proposed Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) between India and Sri Lanka.

The Maubima Lanka Foundation has organized the event in Colombo where a book titled “CEPA Epa” (No for CEPA) will also be launched.

A Spokesperson for the anti-CEPA group, Managing Director of Multichemi Group, Samantha Kumarasinghe has told the media that CEPA would cause serious harm to Sri Lanka.

He has said that the Indian authorities have consulted around 1,000 Indian economists on CEPA, Sri Lanka has not done so.