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Government approval rating rises from 3% to 10% – Verité Research

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COLOMBO (News 1st) – According to think tank Verité Research, the Government's approval rating has risen from 3% in June to 10% in October.The third round of the Gallup Style “Mood of the Nation” poll was conducted in October by Verité Research.

It assessed the approval, satisfaction, and confidence of the nation in relation to the government, the country, and the economy.According to Verité Research data, only 7% are satisfied with the current state of affairs in the country, which remained at 2% in June 2022.According to the analysis, the amount of confidence in the economy remains at a negative 77%, as out of the poll participants, only 0.5% rated the economic condition as excellent, 4.8% rate it as good; and 16.2% rated it as getting better..

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