Commitment as a key to national success - Part
Crucial importance of planning
Providing a clear mandate and an unambiguous
mission is essential to the success of any enterprise. If there is a
lack of clarity in the directions provided, it is more than likely
that the task undertaken will not be accomplished successfully. It
is the duty of leaders and managers to provide their subordinates
with a specific set of objectives and goals to achieve.
Motorists, manners and modernization
In the not too distant past in this country,
vehicles descending steep inclines would stop and give way for those
coming up - the reasoning being that the latter needed all their
power and might lose momentum if forced to slow down.
A prosperous abode and a wonderful motherland
Sri Lanka is one of the blessed nations of the
world. This blessed nation strategically located along maritime and
aerial routes of Asia is also blessed with an arable soil, mineral
resources, exceptional flora and fauna and scenic beauty compact in
a land area of 25,332 sq. miles (65,610 sq. km)surrounded by 833
miles (1,340 km) of sea coast.