“We are not socialists” – Harsha

“We are not socialists” – Harsha

Despite the retrospective taxes proposed in the revised budget of the new government, the second in command of Sri Lanka’s economy said that the government will have minimum interference in free markets going forward while enhancing social welfare, adopting the Germanmodel of Social Market Economy. “We believe, like everyone here, that markets are the most efficient way to allocate resources.  That’s our fundamental view. Don’t think we’re a bunch of socialists trying to change what you’ve been doing. Markets must work, markets must deliver,” Policy Planning and Economic Affairs Deputy…

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