Archive for April 30th, 2013

Casinos conflict with culture of Sri Lanka – Relocate them elsewhere

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

Shenali Waduge The religious texts of Buddhism, Hinduism and Islam all explicitly prohibit and discourages gambling and other such related vices. Nevertheless, numerous casinos have been operating in Sri Lanka over the years. It has now emerged that one of the world’s biggest and most famous casino operators is eyeing on setting up a mega […]

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The forum expresses disappointment over Canadian Government stance on Sri Lanka

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

CANADIAN SOUTH ASIAN FOR PEACE UNITY FORUM PRESS RELEASE We observed Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s stint at possibly changing the venue for November, 2013 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting scheduled to be held in Sri Lanka.  We also observed Foreign Minister John Baird’s immature biased statements highlighting a misguided Canadian foreign policy.  It is further […]

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“Thank you, US. Sri Lanka has more than two provinces that need help”

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

Asada M Erpini A news report titled “U.S. support for community development in Eastern Sri Lanka”, which appeared in the media on 30 April, talks of the assistance given by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to build a public market and a bus station in Batticaloa. It mentions further that USAID previously […]

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