Tagged Maithripala Sirisena

Sorrows of the Lankan Economy By Ahilan Kadirgamar

It is one year since Sri Lanka witnessed a dramatic regime change and the country has just stepped into a make or break year. How it crafts its political and economic vision now will profoundly impact its future. Exactly a year after his election, President Maithripala Sirisena has initiated a welcome process to rewrite the…

A Common People’s Agenda for Just, Democratic and People-friendly Governance

Full text of the MoU singed by the political parties and civil organisations with Common candidate Maithripala Sirisena on 1st December 2014 in Colombo A Common People’s Agenda for Just, Democratic and People-friendly Governance • the total breakdown of the Rule of Law, • the erosion of democratic institutions essential for governance, • an unprecedented widening of social disparities and social injustices, • severe strains on co-existence between different ethnic and religious communities and increasing disharmony and distrust. In this situation, the following program is presented so as to re-establish democracy, good governance, social justice and the rule of law.…