The nation needs a forward march
Our society stands divided both racially and
politically. The major political parties have experienced cracks.
Political disunity thwarts the forward march of the nation.
Therefore, we must recognize the immediate danger posed by
fragmentation of political parties.
Development financing still gender-blind
When the U.N.'s Economic and Social Council held
a special high-level meeting to discuss the new challenges facing
the international community, the focus was largely on the credit
crisis, rising commodity prices, declining development aid and the
devastating impact of climate change on developing nations.
Looking ahead with SriLankan
When President Mahinda Rajapaksa, at his recent
meeting with the staff of SriLankan Airlines advised them :for a
country which has overcome such significant and burning issues and
political challenges, winning the SriLankan Airlines battle and
making it a vibrant and profitable business venture, should not be
an arduous task, provided you all rally round the management and
accept full responsibility of your duties, he made a very important