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Managing overseas workers tough balancing act for Sri Lanka (The Daily Star Lebanon)

Mar 16, 2010 4:55:32 PM - yahoo.com
COLUMBO: The extent of Sri Lanka's reliance on its 1 million citizens who work abroad can be gauged from officials who gleefully count the dollars that come in to sustain the country's economy."Last year Sri Lankan workers remitted $3.3 billion, up from $2.9 billion in 2008 and this was despite the global financial crisis," a palpably pleased L K Ruhunuge