It looks like a luxury resort hotel, but it is the new Gampaha district headquarters of the ruling Sri Lanka Freedom Party. This HQ reportedly built at a cost of about Rs. 220 million with donations from a private company involved in Government contracts was opened by President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Thursday.
The Southern coast of Sri Lanka especially Tangalle though far less visited as a tourist destination is even more beautiful in its own inimitable way.
Situated between the Coastal towns of Matara and Ambalantota, Tangalle ....
Share market participants, CEOs and small-time investors last week gave a resounding ‘NO’ to a Business Times poll on whether the Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) should relax its rules on insider trading.
Finally there is a huge sense of relief. Once again, one can generally feel that the cricket’s engine is on the right track and is looking to go on a smooth run after the whole train had been derailed for a while.
Kandurata Umbrella Ind. (Pvt) Ltd., a leader in the umbrella industry, with a majority market share has entered into the manufacturing and marketing of nylon and cotton socks in a big way. The company manufactures 1000 dozens of socks per day at its modern high tech factory located at kadugannawa.
The Ministry of Defence (MoD) issued a long-awaited, very belated report on what it called a 'Humanitarian Operation - Factual Analysis July 2006-May 2009'; an account of the last days of the military campaign to defeat the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) with a general overview of the terrorist organisation.
The clock is ticking away for the Government of Sri Lanka.
It is still debating whether or not to respond to a call by the United States for what it terms an "Interactive Dialogue" before the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva beginning next month.
Mindless sycophancy has been the bane of every administration in this country. It has also undermined governance at every level in Sri Lanka, be it political, administrative and judicial. Let us take some illustrative examples.