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  • 8 Sep 2008 00:41:52 GMT

    OK I need to rename the title. Its not the richest. Its `The most succe$$ful business people` of Sri Lanka.

  • 8 Sep 2008 00:43:56 GMT

    [Its not the richest. Its `The most succe$$ful business people` of Sri Lanka.]

    Either way, this list is incorrect because Prabhakaran is not there. His organization rakes in a whopping $300 MILLION a year! Guess who`s the richest of them all?

  • 8 Sep 2008 00:46:27 GMT

    How come Chief minister Maheepala Herath is not in the list?

  • 8 Sep 2008 00:51:47 GMT

    Imperator,

    Prabakaran should be in the `richest, but with nothing to show for it` list! I think the $300 million per year has half-gone into his family`s personal bank accounts, and the other half has gone into his stomach! LOL!

  • 8 Sep 2008 00:53:49 GMT

    Do they honestly paying GST and BTT.

  • 8 Sep 2008 00:57:48 GMT

    How to Become Rich Someday

    There are many ways to become rich, but many more to become poor. Of course it`s usually not easy and many quick methods involve a lot of risk. so take your time and follow these steps to build your wealth.

    Note that people have different perceptions of what it means to be rich. In this article we will define rich as having a fortune higher than $1 million.

    [edit] StepsStart by investing in your most important asset: Your mind

    1..Doing well in school and getting an education in a high-paying profession such as doctor, lawyer, economist, etc. will give you a head-start and a safe economic position.

    2..Learn about basic economics such as Compound interest and investment strategies.

    3..Develop yourself all your life. Increase your professional skills, leadership skills, financial skills, social skills and general life skills. Making yourself valuable will increase your chances regardless of your path to riches.

    4..Develop a vision why should you become wealthy? Based on this, set your goals. You wont rise up unless you are able to build and focus your ambition.

    5..Stay healthy It is very important to stay healthy in your endeavour to become rich. This will enable you to work hard and also increase your life span increasing your earning period. On the other hand, you will be able to reduce the cost on health care.

  • 8 Sep 2008 00:59:17 GMT

    OR

    Join politics

  • 8 Sep 2008 01:04:49 GMT

    I heard that both Zoysa and Upali wijewardana were very wealthy successful businessmen in SL. Does anybody know about them?

  • 8 Sep 2008 01:09:22 GMT

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  • 8 Sep 2008 01:15:37 GMT

    Imperator,

    Good point but please note...

    [Some companies have been omitted from the list and others have been added due to various changes]