Moving forward: an assessment of ongoing initiatives
I should note that better planning for education
is something through which we can also ensure that the particular
talents of the Jaffna Peninsula are put to good use. One factor to
which I believe government has not paid sufficient attention is the
difference between the Wanni and Jaffna.
The Lotus Heart
Aravinda had an invitation to dine at his rich
friendís mansion. He was celebrating the fourth anniversary of
marriage to his fourth wife. Aravinda has known his friend ever
since his marriage to his first wife.
Dr. T. B. Jayah-Great humanist
Anyone associated with Zahira College, Colombo
knows that it was during his period as Principal that Zahira took
root as the premier Muslim Educational Institution in the country.
Yet Jayah's services were multifaceted and impacted on the Muslim
community in more ways than one.
Procrastination- the thief of time
It was never easy to get a job of work done at a
government department unless you really pay for it in terms of time
and anxiety. In the commercial sector, of course, since their
survival depends on their productivity and hence persons engaged
therein are made to either work or bust. But in the government
sector there is job stability and the results of its service, even
in a democracy is reviewed only periodically and that too could be
in a mire of loads of election propaganda.,