Archive for October 28th, 2020

Bim Saviya – Does it serve Sri Lanka or a foreign interest?

Wednesday, October 28th, 2020

By Raj Gonsalkorale The test of the success of this title registration system (Bim Saviya) has to be judged by what has been achieved since the time the Act was introduced in 1998. Implementation began in 2007. Information available to date says so far only 0.72 million blocks have been registered in the Bim Saviya […]

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Sri Lankan Lawyers Deliberately Kept Out?

Wednesday, October 28th, 2020

by Senior Lawyer – Sri  Lanka Study Circle  [I refer to the article  appearing in the  Daily FT on the 22nd  titled ‘ History repeating – Are we going to lose MCC or not by  an international development expert– ]   It is understandable if   a  non-lawyer does not  understand the   Legal Packages  included  in the MCC   […]

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Secretary of State Pompeo’s Visit / A Refreshing Contrast To UNHCR Resolution or David Cameron’s Antics at CHOGM

Wednesday, October 28th, 2020

Dr.Chula Rajapakse MNZM Wellington NZ Dear Editor, The visit from Secretary off State Pompeo  and his tone and manner provided a refreshing contrast to the US  sponsoring of the infamous UNHCR resolution or British Prime Minister David Cameron’s Antics at the CHOGM in 2013. On both of these occasions , the players were singing off […]

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ශ‍්‍රී ලංගමය ශක්තිමත් කිරීමට, සේවක අයිතීන් සුරක්ෂිත කිරීමට 2021 අයවැය ලේඛනය තුළින් ප‍්‍රවාහන අමාත්‍යාංශය යටතේම ශ‍්‍රී ලංගමයට පුනරාවර්ථන වියදම් හා ප‍්‍රාග්ධන වියදම් සඳහා රුපියල් මිලියන 22 000 ක මූල්‍ය ප‍්‍රතිපාදන ලබාදීමට කඩිනමින් මැදිහත් වන ලෙස ඉල්ලා සිටීම.

Wednesday, October 28th, 2020

සමස්ත ලංකා ප්‍රවාහන සේවක සංගමය. 2020.10.28 ගරු ජනාධිපති, ගෝඨාභය රාජපක්ෂ මැතිතුමා, ජනාධිපති ලේකම් කාර්යාලය, කොළඹ 01. ගරු ජනපතිතුමනි, ශ‍්‍රී ලංගමය ශක්තිමත් කිරීමට, සේවක අයිතීන් සුරක්ෂිත කිරීමට 2021 අයවැය ලේඛනය තුළින් ප‍්‍රවාහන අමාත්‍යාංශය යටතේම ශ‍්‍රී ලංගමයට පුනරාවර්ථන වියදම් හා ප‍්‍රාග්ධන වියදම් සඳහා රුපියල් මිලියන 22 000 ක මූල්‍ය ප‍්‍රතිපාදන ලබාදීමට කඩිනමින් මැදිහත් වන ලෙස ඉල්ලා සිටීම. […]

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Pompeo Visit: Gotabaya refused to toe US line on China but sought US investments

Wednesday, October 28th, 2020

By P.K.Balachandran/Daily Express The Lankan President told US Secretary of State Pompeo that he cannot compromise the independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity of Sri Lanka for the sake of foreign relations whatever the circumstances. Colombo, October 28: The US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, aggressively pushed the Trump Administration’s anti-China agenda in his talks with Sri […]

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Dollar banknotesUnlike China, US Won’t Support Massive Infrastructure Investments in South Asia, Analyst Says

Wednesday, October 28th, 2020

by Dhairya Maheshwari Courtesy Sputnik In the run-up to Mike Pompeo’s Sri Lankan visit, the US Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Dean Thompson asked Colombo to make difficult but necessary decisions,” referring to cutting reliance on Chinese investment. However, America’s hopes were dashed on Wednesday as Sri Lankan foreign minister told Pompeo that Colombo will stay “neutral”. The […]

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Pompeo slams China for being a ‘predator’ on Sri Lanka visit

Wednesday, October 28th, 2020

Courtesy The Straits Times COLOMBO • US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called China’s communist government a “predator” yesterday, during a trip to boost ties with Sri Lanka, which has received huge investment and diplomatic support from Beijing. He made his latest attack on China after talks with Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa on security […]

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US can’t offer what China can to Sri Lanka: expert

Wednesday, October 28th, 2020

By Yang Sheng Source: Global Times Aerial photo taken on Sept. 23, 2020 shows a view of the construction site of the Colombo Port City in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Photo:Xinhua US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is in Sri Lanka to pressure the South Asian country to stand with the US in containing China, but […]

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Secretary Michael R. Pompeo With Indeewari Amuwatte of Derana TV

Wednesday, October 28th, 2020

Courtesy USGOV QUESTION:  Thank you for your time here with us in Colombo, Secretary Pompeo.  Your visit here is termed crucial.  It’s seen as a rare one and peculiar given the timing of the visit.  What’s so important that you had to communicate at this juncture? SECRETARY POMPEO:  Well, thanks for giving me a chance […]

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Not ready to compromise independence, sovereignty, territorial integrity, Gota to Pompeo

Wednesday, October 28th, 2020

Courtesy The Daily Mirror President Gotabaya Rajapaksa stressed at the meeting with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that he was not ready to compromise the independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity of the nation in maintaining foreign relations whatever the circumstances may be, a press release from his office said. The press release said the […]

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EXCLUSIVE: US won’t attempt to use debt to extort actions by SL govt – Mike Pompeo

Wednesday, October 28th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana In an exclusive interview with Ada Derana, US Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo says that the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) agreement is one of many opportunities offered by the United States, and that it is ultimately up to Sri Lanka to choose whether to accept it. He made these remarks while speaking […]

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Killing us with laughter: President of TIGERLAND is appealing to Secretary Pompeo

Wednesday, October 28th, 2020

It is not every day that the US Secretary of State receives letters from unknown, undisclosed and unheard of countries and people calling themselves Prime Minister while living in the US, working in the US and claiming he is head of a utopian country while in the US. Maybe the US Secretary of State should […]

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