‘Foot in the mouth’ - Disease of politicians
Once again we have a General Election coming and
as the trite expression goes some politicos are putting their foot
in the mouth during each of these elections. The UNP has a
particularly rich history of political pronouncement.
The Morning Inspection
Winning over the 4.17 million
There are some nice words in the English
language, good to say but hard to obtain. I am thinking of words
such as consensus, agreement and unanimity. We hear them a lot in
History-making tobacco treaty now five years old
The WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control
(FCTC) came into effect, marking an important milestone in public
health history on 26th February in 2005. Already 168 out of 195
eligible parties have joined the treaty through ratification or
accession, and more are set to join.
London lawyer Sri Lanka’s Ambassador to the UAE
Several years ago - in the Vesak month of May,
1999 to be exact - I carried a logo on the front page of Newslanka,
placed in a box with a line drawing of Sri Lanka in the back ground.