Doubling per capita income pointless if inequality persists

A top public official says doubling Sri Lanka’s per capita income would be of no benefit if the majority of people did not have access to decent living conditions. The latest Central Bank annual report shows that each Sri Lankan has a share of more than Rs. 235,000 each of the country’s total income but 41.6 percent of the population actually earns less than Rs. 84,000 a year.
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