The government states that the opposition is engaged in systematically destabilizing the countries economy.
Issuing a media release the Department of Government information notes that MP's of the UNP & JVP have been consistently propagating unfounded rumours in this regard.
The release goes onto say that the stock market as well the EPF have become constant targets in this process.
It also notes that key international organisations such as the IMF, World Bank & ADB have categorically stated that Sri Lanka's economic management is on course towards stability & growth, while such statements have been reconfirmed by all rating agencies.
The release goes on to say that in a bid to disturb this situation and create chaos opposition MP's seem to be pouncing on various perceived set backs and are attempting to make capitol out of such blatancies.