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Mihintalava - The Birthplace of Sri Lankan Buddhist Civilization

The Courage for Peace

In a conflict situation, courage is usually associated with war not the pursuit of peace. A soldier could be called upon at any moment on the battlefield to react to a situation in which he may perform an act of courage or an act of cowardice. I once asked the former US Secretary of State Colin Powell who had been under fire as a young officer in Vietnam in 1963 whether any soldier, or his superiors, could predict with certainty how he would react when the defining moment of his life confronted him. His answer was: "You can never tell. Bravery often comes from unexpected quarters".

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Birthday tribute to President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga

The Saviour of the Nation - humanist and leader

Today is the birthday of President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga, President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka. I wish her many more years as the leader of our nation.

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