Infrastructure development, key to addressing economic
Sri Lankans have benefited greatly from the
investments made since independence in healthcare and education but
that limited investments in physical infrastructure development had
curtailed economic growth mainly to the western province.
Collapsed groundwork for development - the way forward
It must be acknowledged that the legal and
institutional system for development to happen, have been
established in Sri Lanka. Our legislators in Parliament, in
different eras, have had the wisdom to deliberate and enact the
necessary legislation for same in facilitating the development
June 22,1941-Operation Barbarossa
After a few nervous postponements the date for
the opening of the campaign was fixed for the 22nd of June, the same
day that Napoleon in 1812 launched his fateful invasion of Russia.
Starting their Eastward thrust at about 3 a.m. on that day the
Germanic war machine once again gave an almost flawless display of
its awesome prowess.