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The premier says the government aims to strengthen urban and rural economies.

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe says the government aims to strengthen urban and rural economies. He highlighted that country’s economy should be made vibrant through expansion of the middle class. The premier made these comments at a function held in Gampaha yesterday.

The Prime Minister pointed out that country’s economy was affected badly by the war. The debt burden was also on the rise. The current government has embarked a massive programme to strengthen the economy in different fronts. He pointed out that more direct investments need to be attracted.