Asia booming despite global changes
Changes in the global context have influenced both political and
economic situation in Sri Lanka. These positive changes have made
opportunities for left parties and progressive people in Sri Lanka said
Communist Party of Sri Lanka (CPSL) General Secretary DEW Gunasekara
addressing the opening ceremony of the 19th National Congress of CPSL
yesterday at Shalika Hall, Narahenpita.
Within last ten years there were four major changes in the global set
Poverty is increasing, Neo liberalism is in danger,West front is in
trouble and Asian Economy is booming.
Left front and Socialist forces should be alert for above changes and
should be united, he further said.
Since 1943 CPSL all previous conferences have made positive influence
to the political and economic development in the country.
In this conference CPSL were able to discuss the constitutional
changes and the electoral system.
Health Minister Maithripala Sirisena, Disaster Management Minister A
H M Fowzie, Finance and Planning Deputy Minister Chandrasiri Gajadeera,
Western Province Governor Alavi Mowlana, Vasudeva Nanayakkara,W H
Piyadasa,Raja Kollure,China Ambassador Yang Xiuping,Cuban Ambassador
Nirsia Guevara and several foreign delegates were also present.
The 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of Sri Lanka which
started yesterday will be held till tomorrow.