Archive for July 28th, 2009

SIGIRIYA LIKE HISTORICAL MONUMENTS GIVE POWER AND COURAGE TO BUILD THIS NATION NOW SAYS PRESIDENT OPENING MUSEUM

Tuesday, July 28th, 2009

By Walter Jayawardhana President Mahinda Rajapaksa said, important monuments like the Lion Rock Sigiriya, of the 5th century AD that belonged to the magnificent Anuradhapura era gives the nation immense power and courage to build our nation now. He was speaking after declaring open an ultra modern archeological museum built with Japanese assistance at Sigiriya […]

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Sri Lanka & IMF Loan

Tuesday, July 28th, 2009

Asoka Weerasinghe Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester . Ontario . K1J 6G1 . Canada July 27, 2009 Honourable Stephen Timms, MP Financial Secretary to the Treasury House of Commons Westminster London, UK By e-mail Dear Stephen Timms: The world in 1955 was a pretty good place I thought.    A courageous one at that when the […]

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IMF Loan Approval Is A Nod Of Assent And A Show Of Confidence Towards The Government.

Tuesday, July 28th, 2009

LankaWeb Editorial July28th 2009 The previous editorial was captioned “Message To All Harbingers Of Doom And Ill Wishers Of Sri Lanka~ BACK OFF!” While reiterating this suggestion it has to be noted with much enthusiasm that on an even note all the calls for a waiving of the IMF Loan to Sri Lanka have been […]

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Lankaweb article on ‘Black July’ – Needs Addendum

Tuesday, July 28th, 2009

Dr. A Samaraweera. Dear Editor,   This lengthy article (ref. below) that appeared in ‘Lankaweb’ of July 26th, along with many others that were published on the same topic, have missed out on a crucial factor which appeared only as a ‘blip’ in the massive outpourings that occurred from the begining of this year on the Sri Lankan conflict .    Some may not […]

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In Defence of Dayan Jayatilleke.

Tuesday, July 28th, 2009

By Charles.S.Perera Of course Dayan Jayatileke needs no one to defend him.  Least of all me, as I do not know Dayan Jayatilleke, I have seen him only in media images and heard him on video clips. But I have read some of his articles on various subjects appearing in the websites.  I like his […]

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INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND SAYS THE LOAN IS A DIRECT ENDORSEMENT RECOGNIZING SRI LANKA’S ECONOMIC POLICIES

Tuesday, July 28th, 2009

By Walter Jayawardhana International Monetary Fund’s Mission Chief for Sri Lanka in Washington, Brian Aitken accepted the statement of the Sri Lanka Central Bank that the recent approval of USD 2.6 billion is a direct endorsement recognizing the Sri Lanka government’s economic policies by the international lending institution.  Aitken said in Washington, “the IMF Board […]

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