3rd May 2017

Tamil-Canadians urged to invest and support Sri Lanka

3rd May 2017 // 0 Comments

Tamil-Canadian business owners from Toronto who visited their Sri Lankan homeland have returned urging fellow community members to invest in the island and support its Government, Inside Toronto reported. Their appeal — unthinkable during the three decades of Sri Lanka’s civil war — came after March meetings with Sri Lankan leaders who, the investors say, admit the Government was partly responsibility for the war and the suffering it caused. “They feel the guilt now. They’ve been contributing, and we’ve been contributing,” Kula Sellathurai, co-chairperson of the Canada Sri Lanka Business Convention, told an April 23 news conference in Scarborough.  “They don’t want to see a second generation go through a war.” The 21 potential investors, on a trade mission with Don Valley East MP Yasmin […]