Bilateral talks between Sri Lanka and Ukraine
I am sincerely glad to welcome President of the
Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka Mahinda Rajapaksa in
Ukraine with the official visit. I am confident this first top-level
visit in the history of our countries will be a landmark event in
bilateral relations and open new opportunities for development of
Ukrainian-Sri Lankan cooperation.
The Morning Inspection
A new address for the EC’s Directorate General for Trade?
The Minister of External Affairs, Prof. G. L.
Peiris received a letter recently. It came from the office of the
European Commission. It was not exactly a show-cause letter, but it
was essentially a snub, a threat and more of a ‘chapter-closing’
kind of missive.
English education in Sri Lanka
Public discourse on Sri Lankan English began
with its discovery by the Presidential Initiative in the precincts
of Sri Lankan academia and its adoption as a kind of ideological
flagship by the Presidential Task Force on English and IT which is
mandated by President Rajapaksa to ‘nationalize’ the English
language so to say: