Author Archive for Dr Sarath Obeysekera

BLUE ECONOMY UNDERPERFORMING  UNDER GREEN MANAGEMENT?

Sunday, June 17th, 2018

Dr Sarath Obeysekera Blue Eyed Boys of the government ,please open your eyes and decide what you can really do to  develop Blue Economy” I was listening to the speech made by Hon Minister during the launching ceremony of the Galle Boat Show on Thursday 10/06 2018. Quote Sri Lanka developing seafront infrastructure, rules for […]

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POSSIBLE CONTENDERS FOR PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION IN 2020 SRI LANKA

Friday, June 8th, 2018

Dr Sarath Obeyskera We read many new paper articles, and watch TV ,download Twitter and Face book and note that there are many contenders who claim that they are suitable to become candidate for the next Presidential Election . I personally think that list of names are eligible to contest because so much publicity is […]

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Sima Malakaya in Diyawannawa and Analogue, with Yahapalanaya in Dityawannaawa,

Sunday, May 27th, 2018

Dr Sarath Obeysekera Simamalakya disaster was a hot subject in the parliament .Minister in charge replied to the query regarding collapsing of the newly built r by a private company and explained that government did not spend any money for it I was trying to find out who gave the permission to build this white […]

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මේ ර ට ගොඩ ගන්නපු`ථවන් සර්ට විතරයි – ව්‍යාපාරිකයෝ මහින්දට කියති  බුලිත ප්‍රදීප් කුමාර  Irida Divaina

Sunday, May 20th, 2018

Dr Sarath Obyeskera Just three years ago same business leaders were flocking around MS to get rid of MR .Now they may opt to get GR as the leader .Neither MR nor GR let alone MS were people who were of capitalist upbringing like JR or RW.Even SWRD was not a leader who could see […]

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Rule of law gone to jungle

Tuesday, May 15th, 2018

Dr Sarath Obeysekera Decisive Chief Executive is a must for a company ,conglomerate or a country .When you run any of above your decision making cultue and sustaining the decisions made and continue to apply the rules helps to go forward . What is happening in Sri Lanka is quite opposite, We have an Executive […]

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Will this Cabinet reshuffle be on a scientific basis? Lessons to learn from Premadasa

Thursday, May 10th, 2018

Dr Sarath Obeysekeara .”Another Cabinet reshuffle is the talking point these days. Health Minister and Cabinet Spokesman Rajitha Senaratne said on Sunday that there would be a Cabinet reshuffle before May 1 with the portfolios assigned in a scientific manner.   This is not the government’s first Cabinet reshuffle and also not the first time that […]

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Can we eradicate hunger by mangrove conservation ?

Friday, April 20th, 2018

Dr Sarath Obeysekera Priorities are mixed up by Sri Lankan Delegation to Commonwealth Business forum in London Sri Lanka to give leadership for mangrove conservation in Commonwealth countries” FT / Friday, 20 April 2018 00:00 London: Sri Lanka has been named as the country to give leadership for the conservation of mangroves in Commonwealth countries […]

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Goats and Sri Lankan Parliament

Sunday, April 15th, 2018

Dr Sarath Obeysekera These amazing Moroccan goats climb up trees with no paws like cats and leopards .If the tree shakes due to strong winds they are bound to fall. When I saw these photos I got a wild idea that there is an analogue in Sri Lanka. The Tree which grows with free fertilizer […]

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I have a dream  —  Martin Luther King

Thursday, April 12th, 2018

Dr.Sarath Obeysekera http://www.lankaweb.com/news/items/2017/01/25/i-have-a-dreammartin-luthe-king/ Posted on January 25th, 2017 Lanka Web News Item Martin Luther King anniversary marked by events from Washington to Memphis Marches, speeches and reflection honour the civil rights leader killed 50 years ago: ‘It makes me cry when I think what they took from us’ I have a dream that one day […]

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BASHING OF MUSLIMS IN SRI LANKA

Friday, March 30th, 2018

Dr Sarath Obeysekera I am in London these days and keep reading web news about No confidence Motion against PM and previously the skirmish in Digana .I have very close friends I London and Sri Lanka who are Muslims .When we meet again I find it little embarrassing to face them. Whether I like it […]

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NAVY SINKS KP,S SHIP WITH BULLET PROOF VEHCILES USED BY EX PRESIDENTS

Thursday, March 29th, 2018

Dr Sarath Obeysekera When I read above news item I remembered the story about the Buller Proof Vehicle of President of Ranasinghe Premadasa , After the bombing of Parliament by JVP ,where Minister Athulathmudali got hurt cabinet has decided to bomb and bullet proofing of the room in Senate House where cabinet Meeting was held […]

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POILCE INACTION CAUSED EXCALATION IN  1983 RACIAL  RIOTS AND PRESIDENT SAT AND WAITED HISTORY REPEATED IN THELEDENIYA

Thursday, March 8th, 2018

Dr Sarath Obeysekera News Item last year…… IGP WANTS TO CHANGE THE COLOUR OF THE UNIFORM TO BLUE ……………. AND CHANGE THE LOOK Derana TV news 23/4/17 ….. T wrote about it sometime back.Not only colour  we need to do a full make over and change the name to Rajapurusha” !!!!!! Read Below http://www.lankaweb.com/news/items/2017/01/11/sri-lankan-police-new-name-needs-new-out-look-and-training/ SRI […]

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DEVELOPMENT OF BOAT BUILDING INDUSTRY AND DELAYS BY TRC

Saturday, March 3rd, 2018

Dr Sarath Obeysekera Chairman Export Development Board DEVELOPMENT OF BOAT BUILDING INDUSTRY AND DELAYS BY TRC Dear Madam , Walkers Colombo Shipyard Ltd , has been successful in attracting boat building orders for local as well as foreign clients .Our operation in Galle and Trincomalee is also actively involved in building and repair fishing vessels […]

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Govt yet to decide on CCEM

Friday, March 2nd, 2018

Dr Sarath Obeysekera  Ceylon Today …….. The Government is yet to take a final decision on the Cabinet Committee on Economic Management (CCEM) headed by Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe.It was earlier reported that President Maithripala Sirisena had disbanded the said Committee.Addressing the weekly Cabinet media briefing yesterday (28), Co-Cabinet Spokesman, Dr. Rajitha Senaratne denied such […]

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PRESIDENT RESHUFFLES UNP PACK (OF WOLVES???)

Sunday, February 25th, 2018

Dr Sarath Obeysekera The much awaited Cabinet shuffle of the National Unity Government took place yesterday, with President Maithripala Sirisena changing six ministerial portfolios and appointing three state ministers and one deputy minister. The President, while congratulating the newly appointed Cabinet, State and Deputy Ministers, said in keeping with the message received from the electorate, […]

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ADVICE TO NATIONAL ECONOMIC COUNCIL ON BLUE ECONOMY …………….

Thursday, February 22nd, 2018

Dr Sarath Obeysekera President Maithripala Sirisena says he decided to establish National Economic Council to strengthen the national economy by formalizing the economic management in the country. He said that the objectives of NEC are to increase the export income and develop the local industry.  He pointed out there is a need for a stronger […]

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UK, USA and EU   must clearly understand that we are not a colony under any one of them anymore.

Wednesday, February 21st, 2018

Dr Sudath Gunasekara Call to all Patriotic Citizens of this country to read the following news item, if you have not already seen this continuous Neo-colonial threats. Please look at the following undiplomatic and uncalled-for absurd press release by the so-called Diplomatic community Diplomatic community concerned over MR returning Sunday Leader 20.2.2018 By Easwaran Rutnam […]

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Pogrom we need in Sri Lanka ………

Sunday, February 18th, 2018

Dr Sarath Obeysekera  Catharine the Great and Stalin too over Soviet Union and carried out pogrom (The word Pogrom came to English Dictionary in 1881  it means massacre, extermination, persecution, holocaust, slaughter and devastation) Though it is connected to religious or ethnic persecution, in modern day it should be applied to politics in Sri Lanka  […]

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Netflix block busters Narcos,El chapo,Pablo, Escobar,Kacak and Sri Lankan Mafia –analogue

Saturday, February 17th, 2018

Dr Sarath Obeysekera Have  you seen above films.? During various situations where internal crisis or changes in attitude of law enforcement agencies were  threatening their existence, all Mafia Capos drive big four wheelers with drivers and security to Bosse’s mansions to hold meetings They were discussing how to kill judges or journalists and how confront […]

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Harvard economist confused by ‘para tariffs’ in Sri Lanka.. by Sanath Nanayakkare

Wednesday, February 14th, 2018

Dr Sarath Obeysekera Why do we need Harward Experts when we have Sri Jayawradane Pura ,Oxford and LSE educated locals ?? February 13, 2018, 12:00 pm Quote I have never heard of ‘para tariffs’ on imported goods in any other country other than in Sri Lanka, Professor Robert Lawrence, faculty chair of the Practice of […]

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මානව හිමිකම් කඩවීම් සෙවූ නිලධාරිනිය දිවියෙන් සමුගනී

Tuesday, February 13th, 2018

( තිළිණි ද සිල්වා ) Lanka Deepa 13/2/18 ශ්‍රී ලංකාවේ මානව හිමිකම් කඩවීම සම්බන්ධව   සොයා බැලීමට  ඒක්සත් ජාතීන්ගේ මහකොමසාරිස්නවනීදන් පිල්ලේ මහත්මිය විසින් පත් කළ එක්සත් ජාතීන්ගේ විද්වත් කමිටුවේ සාමාජිකයෙකු වූ අස්මා ජහන්ගීර් මහත්මිය හදිසියේම අද (12) අභාවප්‍රාප්ත වූවාය.   පකිස්ථාන ජාතික කාන්තාවක වන ඇය හදිසියේ ඇතිවූ හෘදයාබාධයක් හේතුවෙන් මිය යන විට හැට හය හැවිරිදි වියේ පසු […]

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Excavator stuck? Call for tenders Business times …….

Monday, February 12th, 2018

  Dr. Sarath Obeysekera Government advertisements in newspapers are usually boring but not this one. An advertisement on Friday by the Provincial Road Development Authority in the Western Province called for public bids for a peculiar assignment – pulling out an excavator that is stuck in the mud!The bids will be opened on February 23, […]

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ලන්ඩනයේදී කොටි බයභීත කල රණවිරුවා වෙනුවෙන් ජනපති පෙරට.. සියළු ගෞරව සහිතව සේවයේ යලි පිහිටුවයි.. හමුදාපතිත් ඔහු වෙනුවෙන්..

Wednesday, February 7th, 2018

Dr. Sarath Obeysekera When I read this news  item  I feel that any true Sinhala Person will get agitated and angry when you get insulted like this by tigers . Unless you show the enemy that you are stronger ,they will re attack In 1970’s  ‘s I was in London staying in the Students Centre […]

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National Athletes Embarrassed at the air port . SL team for Asian Championship had to return from Airport since Travel Agency messed up reservations !

Thursday, February 1st, 2018

 Dr Sarath Obeysekera This is second time Ministry of Sports has bungles up !Sri Lanka Cricket bungling – the reason for recalling Sri Lanka ODI team frairport? I wonder whether the Prime Minister who heads ministers of the Cabinet and the President who heads the whole cabinet carries out any Performance Evaluation of their Ministers […]

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News Items in  \web Media and news papers make me wonder … Are our politicians serious?

Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

DR Sarath Obeysekera මංගල මුදල් ඇමතිකමෙන් ඉවතට..? රාත‍්‍රි 10.00 තෙක් මත්පැන් අලෙවිසැල් විවෘතව තැබීම හා කාන්තාවන්ට ඒවායේ රැුකියා කිරීමට, මත්පැන් මිලදී ගැනීමට ගැසට් නිවේදන නිකුත් කිරීම සම්බන්ධයෙන් පිටකොන්දක් ඇතිනම් මෙය කර පෙන්වනු..- මෛත‍්‍රිගෙන් මහින්දට විවෘත අභියෝගයක්.. පිටකොන්දක් ඇතිනම් ශ‍්‍රී ලංකා නිදහස් පක්‍ෂයෙන් ඉල්ලා අස්වී ශ‍්‍රි ලංකා පොදුජන පෙරමුණට බැදෙන ලෙස ජනාධිපති මෛත‍්‍රිපාල සිරිසේන මහතා අභියෝග […]

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කොකේන් කිලෝ 928 විනාශ කිරීම ඇරඹේ News items …………….

Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

Dr Saarth Obeysekera පොලිස් මත්ද්‍රව්‍ය නාශක කාර්යාංශය අත්අඩංගුවට ගත් කොකේන් කිලෝග්‍රෑම් 928 ක් කටුනායක ආයෝජන ප්‍රවර්ධන කලාපයේ පිහිටුවා ඇති පරිශ්‍රයක දී විනාශ කිරීම ආරම්භ කර තිබේ. එම අවස්ථාව නිරීක්ෂණය කිරීම සඳහා ජනාධිපති මෛත්‍රිපාල සිරිසේන ද පැමිණ සිටින අතර පොලීසිය පැවසුවේ, මෙම කොකේන් තොගය දියර බවට පත්කර අනතුරුව මුළුමනින්ම දහනය කිරීමට පියවර ගෙන ඇති බවයි.2016 වසරේ දෙසැම්බර් […]

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SLR in shady move over new RMS/TTOIS MoD quotes Rs 8M for ADB funded feasibility study Existing RMS/TTOS stands neglected

Friday, January 12th, 2018

BY Kavindya Chris Thomas and Ruwan Laknath Jayakody  Courtesy Ceylon Today Despite there being a computer based Railway Management System (RMS), which has been rendered dysfunctional owing to neglect, the Sri Lanka Railways (SLR) intends to undertake a separate Rs 8 million quoted feasibility study…… this month, with the hopes of creating a new computer based […]

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Toilets everywhere in Sri Lanka are in appalling conditions …

Thursday, January 11th, 2018

Dr Sarath Obeysekera Toilets at railway stations…………. BY  RUFUS R. I am enjoying travel in trains these days and it is amazing that their fare is half of bus fares. Unfortunately, most of these trains are covered with filth in and out. Plenty of tourists travel by train and the impression they get of our […]

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බත් පාර්සලයක්‌ රු.10 කින් ඉහළට

Wednesday, January 10th, 2018

Dr Sarath Obeysekera  ප්‍රදීප් ප්‍රසන්න සමරකෝන් සහ චමින්ද සිල්වා ලන්ච් ෂීට්‌ සහ ෂොපින් බෑග් මිල ඉහළ යාම නිසා බත් පාර්සලයක මිල රුපියල් 10 කින් ඉහළ දමන බව ආපන ශාලා හිමියන්ගේ සංගමයේ ජාතික සංවිධායක අසේල සම්පත් මහතා “දිවයින“ට ඊයේ (09 වැනිදා) පැවැසීය.මේ අතර මාසයක්‌ ඇතුළත බත් පාර්සලයක මිල රුපියල් 10 කින් වැඩි කළ දෙවැනි අවස්‌ථාව මෙය […]

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Kaduwela-Fort light trains from 2018: Champika

Wednesday, January 10th, 2018

Dr Sarath Obeysekera   SEE COMMENTS BELOW Fort bound Light Railway Service would be initiated from Kaduwela funded by the Japanese Government, Megapolis and Western Development Minister Champika Ranawaka said.He said the feasibility study for the project was being conducted and the Ministry was acquiring lands in the area for the purpose.Participating in an event […]

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