Author Archive for ASOKA WEERASINGHE

Sri Lanka Request for Flood Relief

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

Asoka Weerasinghe Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester . Ontario . K1J 6G1 . Canada 29 May 2017 Rt. Hon. Maithripala Sirisena President of Sri Lanka Presidential Secretariat Galle Face Colombo 1 Sri Lanka Sir: I have just received by e-mail a  Request for Flood Relief Assistance to Sri Lanka  from our High Commission in Ottawa. […]

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Tamil Eelam War 8th Anniversary Statement

Sunday, May 21st, 2017

Asoka Weerasinghe Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester . Ontario. K1J 6G1 Canada 19 May 2017 Rt. Hon. Justin Trudeau Prime Minister of Canada Office of the Prime Minister 80 Wellington Street Ottawa, K1A  0A2 ATTENTION: Kate Purchase, Director of Communications – Kindly brief the PM on this letter of utmost concern to many non-Tamil Sri […]

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DPL People Smugglers

Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

Asoka Weerasinghe Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester . Ontario . K1J 6G1 . Canada 7 May 2017 Hon. Maithripala Sirisena, President of Sri Lanka Presidential Secretariat Colombo, Sri Lanka. Hon. Ranil Wickremasinghe Prime Minister of Sri Lanka Colombo, Sri Lanka. Cc. Hon Mangala Samaraweera, Minister of Foreign Affairs Colombo, SriLanka Hon. Gayantha Karunatilake Chief Government […]

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Justin Trudeau with Velupillai Thangavelu, former VP of the Tamil Tiger terrorist organiization

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

Asoka Weerasinghe Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester . Ontario . K1J 6G1  Canada April 26, 2017 The Editor (Letters) THE OTTAWA CITIZEN Dear Editor: Your news item bylined Stewart Bell – Trudeau in photo with former VP of terror group – Banned WTM affiliated with Tamil Tigers – says one thing about the Liberals, they […]

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Meethotamulla Garbage Disaster

Sunday, April 16th, 2017

Asoka Weerasinghe Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester . Ontario . K1J 6G1 Canada Easter Sunday, 2017 Hon. Dr. Harsha de Silva Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Ministry of Foreign Affairs Colombo Sri Lanka. Dear Dr. Harsha de Silva: Just read your announcement, Deputy Minister Harsha de Silva says that the Government will bear all funeral […]

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letter to Mayor John Tory on his visit to Sri Lanka’s North

Saturday, April 15th, 2017

Asoka Weerasinghe Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester . Ontario . Canada 14 April 2017 Mayor John Tory City Hall, 2nd Floor 100 Queen Street W Toronto, On. M5H 2N2 Dear Mayor John Tory: I wish you a Happy Sinhala &  Tamil New Year. Your personal observation piece on Sri Lanka in the Toronto Star, ‘The quest […]

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Chief Minister’s request for incorporation in the Constitution

Sunday, February 26th, 2017

Asoka Weerasinghe Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester . Ontario .  Canada 26 February 2017 Hon. Canagasabapathy Viswalingam Wigneswaran Chief Minister of Northern Provincial Council Chief Minister’s Office Kandy Road Kaithady Sri Lanka. Dear CM Wigneswaran: I was somewhat concerned when I read your statement ….because our people would be slowly but steadily chased out from […]

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Re: proposed marriage of the City of Brampton with Sri Lanka’s northern city Vavuniya as your gender specific, ‘sister-city’.

Friday, January 13th, 2017

 Asoka Weerasinghe Grove Crescent . Gloucester . Ontario . Canada 13 January 2017 Mayor Linda Jeffrey City of Brampton the ‘Flower City’ 2 Wellington Street West, Brampton, ON. L6Y 4R2 Dear Madam Mayor Linda Jeffrey: Re: proposed  marriage of the City of Brampton with Sri Lanka’s northern city Vavuniya as your gender specific, ‘sister-city’. Wow!  What’s […]

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Sri Lanka’s Tallest Christmas Tree on Galle Face Green 2016-17

Saturday, January 7th, 2017

Asoka Weerasinghe Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester . Ontario . Canada 6 January 2017 Honourable Maithripala Sirisena, President of Sri Lanka Presidential Secretariat Galle Face, Colombo 1 Sri Lanka CC;Hon. Ranil Wickremesinghe, Prime Minister of Sri Lanka His Grace Archbishop of Colombo, Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith Dear President Maithripala Sirisena: Re: Sri Lanka’s Tallest Christmas Tree on […]

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OPEN LETTER to Hon. Maithripala Sirisena, President of Sri Lanka

Tuesday, December 27th, 2016

Asoka Weerasinghe Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester . Ontario . K1J 6G1 . Canada 27 December, 2016 OPEN LETTER to Hon. Maithripala Sirisena, President of Sri Lanka Presidential Secretariat Galle Face Colombo 1 Sri Lanka & Hon. Ranil Wickremesinghe, Prime Minister of Sri Lanka. Prime Minister’s Office Colombo 1, Sri Lanka cc; His Eminence Archbishop […]

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End of the Year, the State of our Island of Sri Lanka 2016

Saturday, December 24th, 2016

 Asoka Weerasinghe Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester  . Ontario . K1J 6G1 . Canada 22 December 2016 Honourable Maithripala Sirisena President of Sri Lanka Presidential Secretariat Galle Face Colombo 1 Sri Lanka Hon. Ranil Wickremesinghe, Prime Minister of Sri Lanka Your Eminence, Archbishop of Colombo, Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith Re: End of the Year, the State of […]

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Controversial Christmas Tree Guinness Dream coming True

Monday, December 19th, 2016

Asoka Weerasinghe Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester . Ontario . K1J 6G1 . Canada 19 December 2016 His Eminence Archbishop of Colombo, Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith The Archbishop’s House Borella 00800 Colombo 08 Sri Lanka Your Grace: Re: Controversial Christmas Tree Guinness Dream coming True This is my third letter on this subject and the first […]

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The Tallest Christmas Tree Saga continues

Saturday, December 17th, 2016

Asoka Weerasinghe  Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester . Ontario . K1J 6G1 . Canada. 16 December 2016 Hon. Maithripala Sirisena President of Sri Lanka Presidential Secretariat Galle Face Colombo 1 Sri Lanka cc. His Eminence Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith, Archbishop of Colombo Prime Minister Hon. Ranil Wickremesinghe.  Re: The Tallest Christmas Tree Saga continues Dear President […]

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Galle Face Christmas Tree -The Tallest Christmas Tree in the World 2016

Thursday, December 15th, 2016

Asoka Weerasinghe Kings Gove Crescent .  Gloucester . Ontario . K1J 6G1 . Canada Hounarable Mithripala Sirisena President of Sri Lanka Presidential Secretariat Galle Face Colombo 1 Sri Lanka Archbishop of Colombo, Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith Re:  The Tallest Christmas Tree in the World 2016 Dear President Sirisena: When I read that this stupid ChristmasTree Project […]

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The Democrats US Policy on Sri Lanka – A BRIEF – KINDLY TAKE NOTE

Saturday, December 10th, 2016

Asoka Weerasinghe Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester . Ontario . K1J 6G1 Canada 9 December 2016 The Honourable Nikki Haley Office of the Governor of South Carolina 1205 Pendleton Street Columbia, South Carolina 29201 US Designated Republican’s US Ambassador to the UN New York, US (sent by FAX: 803-734-5167 & hard copy by mail) Honourable […]

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First Annual General Meeting of the Canada-Tamil Parliamentary Friendship Group

Friday, November 11th, 2016

Asoka Weerasinghe  Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester . Ontario . Canada 9 November 2016 Mark Holland, Liberal MP for Ajax, Ontario House of Commons Ottawa, Ontario. Dear Mark: Re: First Annual General Meeting of the Canada-Tamil Parliamentary Friendship Group Some one out there had sent me your note to your Parliamentary Colleagues informing of the […]

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Providing Security Services on Outsourced Basis 2016 for the Central Bank of Sri Lanka.

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016

Asoka Weerasinghe Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester . Ontario . K1J 6G1 . Canada 2 November 1016 Rt. Hon. Maithripala Sirisena President of Sri Lanka President’s Secretariat Colombo 1, Sri Lanka. Attn:  Dr. Indrajith Coomaraswamy Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka Dear Mr. President: Re: Providing Security Services on Outsourced Basis 2016 for […]

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UN Special Rapporteur on Minority Issues Statement on Sri Lanka

Sunday, October 30th, 2016

Asoka Weerasinghe Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester . Ontario . K1J 6G1 . Canada 28 October 2016 Rita Izsak-Ndiaya U.N.Rapporteur on Minorities United Nations New York. US Dear Rita Izsak-Ndiaya : You people at the UN keep foxing me as your ‘we-are-the-Masters-of-your-destiny’ arrogance and stupidity have no bounds.  You bunch go around the world as if […]

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Observations on FM Minister Mangala Samaraweera’s comments on ‘separation’ and ‘federation’ in Sri Lanka

Tuesday, October 11th, 2016

 Asoka Weerasinghe Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester . Ontario .  Canada 11 October 2016 Hon. Mangala Samarawera, MP Minister of Foreign Affairs Government of Sri Lanka Colombo 1, Sri Lanka Dear Minister Mangala Samaraweera: I was absolutely excited when I came across the report by Hassina Leelarathna,in Lankaweb, reproduced from Sri Lanka Express under the […]

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Dr. Harsha De Silva: Response to your comment on our diplomats at Foreign Missions.

Saturday, September 24th, 2016

Asoka Weerasinghe Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester . Ontario . K1J 6G1 . Canada 23 September 2016 Hon. Dr. Harsha De Silva, MP Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Government of Sri Lanka Colombo 1 Sri Lanka Dear Dr. Harsha De Silva: I was quite intrigued to read the Daily News report on what you had […]

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UNSG Ban Ki-Moon’s comments in Sri Lanka

Saturday, September 10th, 2016

Asoka Weerasinghe Ottawa, Canada Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester. Ontario . K1J 6G1 . Canada 9 September 2016 Rt. Hon. Maithripala Sirisena: President of Sri Lanka, Presidential Secretariat, Galle Face, Colombo 1, Sri Lanka Hon Ranil Wickremasinghe, Prime Minister of Sri Lanka, Prime Minister’s Office, 58 Sir Ernest De Silva Mawatha, Colombo 7, Sri Lanka Hon. […]

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Stephane Dion in Sri Lanka-Your readers have read the TRUTH on Sri Lanka’s ‘reconciliation’ issue, now let them read the FACTS

Monday, August 8th, 2016

Asoka Weerasinghe Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester . Ontario . Canada 8 August 2016 The Editor (Letters) THE OTTAWA CITIZEN Mike Blanchfield’s report ‘Sri Lankan Diaspora backs Liberal reconciliation push – Tamils hopeful minority rights will be promoted’ has stymied me pretty badly.  Can the Tamil Diaspora tell us Canadians what are the minority rights that they […]

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Mr. Stephane Dion’s visit to Sri Lanka

Friday, August 5th, 2016

Asoka Weerasinghe Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester . Ontario . Canada 5 August 2016 The Editor THE HILL TIMES Ottawa, Ontario. Dear Editor: I was jolted with apprehension reading Peter Mazereeluw’s observations on Foreign Minister Stephane Dion’s visit to Sri Lanka. Mr. Dion had the gall and temerity to go to Sri Lanka and lecture its government on […]

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PROMOTING ETHICAL TOURISM IN SRI LANKA Sri Lanka Campaign for Peace and Justice vs Canada’s Asoka Weerasinghe’s Tourism Communiqué

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016

Editor  ‘Canada’s Asoka Weerasinghe’s Tourism Communique PROMOTING ETHICAL TOURISM IN SRI LANKA Sri Lanka Campaign for Peace and Justice (https://www.srilankacampaign.org/ethical-tourism/thinkagain/) vs Canada’s Asoka Weerasinghe’s Tourism Communiqué Ethical-Tourism is a new trend which simply means budget-tourism which benefits people and the environment in different destinations.  It can offer a better income to families by sourcing products and […]

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Letter on the Canadian Prime Minister and his Liberal Government

Tuesday, July 5th, 2016

Asoka Weerasinghe Ottawa, Canada Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester . Ontario .K1J 6G1 . Canada Canada Day, 2016, 12:24 PM Her Excellency Shelley Whiting, High Commissioner of Canada in Sri Lanka Canada House. 5th Lane Colombo 3, Sri Lanka. His Excellency, Maithripala Sirisena, President of Sri Lanka, Colombo, Sri Lanka Dear High Commissioner Shelley Whiting: I just […]

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Letter on the Canadian Prime Minister and his Liberal Government

Tuesday, June 14th, 2016

Asoka Weerasinghe Kings Grove Crescent. Gloucester, Ontario,  Canada 14 June 2016 Hon. Maithripala Siresena President Republic of Sri Lanka Colombo, Sri Lanka CC;Hon. Ranil Wickremasinghe Prime Minister of Sri Lanka Dear President Sirisena: ColomboPage of June 8, 2016 told us that Sri Lanka President vows to eradicate LTTE ideology which is still present locally and […]

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Asoka Weerasinghe responds to Sunil Mahattaya

Sunday, May 29th, 2016

Asoka Weerasinghe Ottawa Kindly permit me to answer to Response 9 by Sunil Mahattaya recorded on May 26th, 2016 @ 7:05 AM, to my response to Canada’s Prime Minister willing to assist Sri Lanka address serious violations of International law during the war”.    You said:”stop picking on Canada’s PM in a tirade that seems to […]

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau: Your statement of Canada willing to assist Sri Lanka address serious violations of international law during the war.

Tuesday, May 24th, 2016

Asoka Weerasinghe Kings Grove Crescent, Gloucester, Ontario, K1J 6G1 19 May 2016 Rt. Hon. Justin Trudeau Prime Minister of Canada House of Commons, Ottawa. Hon. Rona Ambrose. Interim Leader of the Conservative Party Hon. Tom Mulcair. Leader of the NDP Hon. Stephane Dion, Minister of Foreign Affairs Hon. Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety Dear Prime […]

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Tamil Tiger annahilation Victory Day Celebrations at Beaconhill North, Ottawa, Canada

Thursday, May 19th, 2016

Asoka Weerasinghe  Ottawa, Canada 19 May 2016 Hon. Maithripala Sirisena, President of Sri Lanka Hon. Ranil Wickramasinghe, Prime Minister of Sri Lanka. Honorable Gentlemen of the Republic of Sri Lanka: It is with absolute glee that I share with you my personal celebration of the 7th Anniversary Victory of the Eelam War in my home. […]

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The Pulse of Rural Sri Lanka

Tuesday, March 1st, 2016

Asoka Weerasinghe Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester . Ontario . K1J 6G1 . Canada 29 February 2016 Rt. Hon. Maithripala Sirisena, President of Sri Lanka Presidential Secretariat, Colombo 1, Sri Lanka Hon. Ranil Wickremesinghe, Prime Minister of Sri Lanka Prime Minister’s Office No.58, Sir Ernest De Silva Mawatha Colombo 7, Sri Lanka. Honourable Gentlemen: I […]

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