New CB Governor assures clear and firm guidance to all economic stakeholders
Posted on September 16th, 2021

Courtesy The Island

The Central Bank will soon announce a policy package in the form of a short-term Roadmap to provide clarity with regard to the movement of Sri Lanka’s macro-economic fundamentals, Central Bank Governor Ajith Nivard Cabraal said after taking office yesterday.

The Central Bank’s first and urgent priority under my watch, will be to provide clarity with regard to the movement of Sri Lanka’s macro-economic fundamentals in the desired path and thereby ensure stability in the financial sector. Towards that goal, the Central Bank will need to take the required steps that will reflect its own commitment towards that objective, and will therefore soon announce a policy package in the form of a short-term Road Map that could then be followed by all stakeholders,” he said.

He said that he was extremely privileged to lead the Central Bank once again and was humbled by the trust and confidence reposed in him by the President, Prime Minister and Finance Minister to take up the responsibility.

He also appreciated the good wishes that he had received from thousands of our countrymen.

I will assure all of them that they will not be let down, and the economy will be steered towards continued stability. I also look forward to the close cooperation of the wonderful team of persons at the Central Bank as well the support from all stakeholders with whom I will have early consultations,” he said.

The government, bankers, importers, exporters, lenders, borrowers, investors, developers, service providers, industrial businesses, exchange houses, retailers, wholesalers and most importantly, the people of Sri Lanka must experience economic stability. It is then that undue fears are allayed, and damaging expectations are not escalated,”

To achieve that objective, the Central Bank will need to provide clear and firm guidance to all economic stakeholders particularly at turbulent times, such as the current times. Therefore, the Central Bank’s first and urgent priority under my watch, will be to provide clarity with regard to the movement of Sri Lanka’s macro-economic fundamentals in the desired path and thereby ensure stability in the financial sector,” he said.

One Response to “New CB Governor assures clear and firm guidance to all economic stakeholders”

  1. dhane Says:

    There is a case filed in Court against appointing Ajith Nivard Cabraal as Central Bank Governor. When judgement comes similar to that famous 52 days Government Cabraal have to step down. Meantime for is list PM somebody else had been appointed. Finally Ajith Nivard Cabraal have to go home without any thing. Some times this political plot may be hidden agenda to keep Cabraal away.

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