The legacy of Anagarika Dharmapala
In assessing the historical contribution of
Anagarika Dharmapala, it is necessary to bear in mind the times and
milieu in which he existed, although he was in many ways ahead of
his time. He was born Hewavitarne Don David on September 17, 1864.
Provincial election post-mortem
There is no doubt that President Mahinda
Rajapaksa’s governing United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) gained
an overwhelming victory in last Saturday’s elections to the Eastern,
North Central and Sabaragamuwa Provincial Councils.
‘Nothing to sweep under carpet’ - Part IV:
The importance of putting the past behind
On the question of accountability, I will quote
this one sentence, Hon. Sampanthan, from the Report of Lord Naseby
which says, “There is a danger that persistent emphasis on
accountability from outside may well jeopardize the larger goal of
true reconciliation”. We are not saying that we shut our eyes to
Hosting CPC, a signal honour for Sri Lanka - Secretary General
The CPA is a vital component in the global
architecture of the Commonwealth and an indispensable partner
working alongside the Secretariat in our shared mission of advancing
Commonwealth values, with democracy, development and respect for
diversity foremost among them.