Author Archive for Dr Sarath Obeysekera

BUREAUCRACY WILL HINDER NATIONAL EXPORT STRATEGY

Saturday, August 18th, 2018

Dr Sarath Obeysekera Walkers Colombo Shipyard using 1200 ton Shiplift and 60 ton Boat lift Sri Lanka recently declared that by 2022, export earnings should reach staggering 22 billion US dollars .Out of six main areas to be developed, boat building is taking priority. Sri Lanka will lose the chance of becoming a boat/ship-building hub in […]

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මම කවදාවත් දේශපාලනයට එන්නේ නෑ – සංගා තහවුරු කරයි I will never enter politics  Sanagakkara Confirm

Tuesday, August 14th, 2018

Dr Sarath Obeyskera  තමන් කෙඳිනකවත් දේශපාලනයට නොපැමිණෙන බවත් ඒ පිළිබඳව කිසිම කැමැත්තක් නොමැති බවත් ශ්‍රී ලංකා හිටපු සුපිරි පිතිකරු කුමාර් සංගක්කාර පවසයි.සිය ෆේස්බුක් ගිණුමට ඊයේ ඔහු කළ ප්‍රකාශයක දැක්වෙන්නේ තමා දේශපාලනයට පැමිණීමට නියමිත බවට වාර්තාවන තොරතුරු පිළිබඳව තමා උනන්දුවූ බවයි.ක්‍රිකට් ක්‍රීඩාවෙන් පසුව සිය පළමු අවධානය තමන් වෙනුවෙන් වසර ගණනාවක් කැප කළ පවුල වෙනුවෙන් පූර්ණ වශයෙන් යොදවා […]

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Right to reply……… How Lee Kuan settled pilots’ trade union action

Monday, August 13th, 2018

Dr Sarath Obeysekera August 12, 2018, 9:07 pm In 1980 there was a trade union action by pilots of Singapore Airlines. They were asking a 30 percent salary increase. Airline was in financial difficulties and could not agree to the demand of pilots. They were on a work-to-rule campaign, causing problems to the Airline’s reputation.The […]

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Contempt of court -Ranjan Pleads not guilty

Thursday, August 9th, 2018

Dr Sarath obeysekara Should we have people’s Courts to judge politicians for contempt They have many broken promises and violated constitution in many instance. We take them for judgment every five years Government should establish a special cour like the one they installed for judging Corrupted ones . Any one who acts in contempt against […]

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IS NATIONAL EXPORT STRATEGY (NES) INCLUDE EXPORT OF PEOPLE?

Thursday, August 9th, 2018

Dr Sarath Obeysekera  Government of Sri Lanka ( GoSL ) aims for a predictable trade promoting trade –led growth driven by export-oriented foreign direct investment .New National Trade Policy recommends the design of an  export strategy consisting of policy Tools ,specific tools .specific projects ,sector-specific time –bound targets ,expected results and a monitoring mechanism. Under […]

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M(on)key (p) s drive (people) coco nut(s) prices: Sri Lanka President

Wednesday, August 8th, 2018

Dr Sarath Obeysekera Aug 07, 2018 19:10 PM GMT+0530 | 0 Comment(s) ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka’s primate population was responsible for destroying crops and contributed to a recent shortage of coconuts that resulted in dizzy prices, President Maithripala Sirisena said yesterday. About 35 (100) percent of Sri Lankan crops ( economy) were  ( is) destroyed […]

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Boat Building under National Expert Strategy (NES)

Tuesday, July 31st, 2018

Dr. Sarath Obeysekera The Government of Sri Lanka today unveiled the National Export Strategy (NES), a blueprint for achieving increased exports, enhanced regional cooperation and job creation. Alongside other national initiatives such as Enterprise Sri Lanka and Vision 2025, the Strategy is an important addition to the country’s development agenda and its goal of becoming […]

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Croatian President

Wednesday, July 18th, 2018

Dr Sarath Obeysekera We have seen Small country like Croatia adnanced to finals due to their perseverance and courage There is a joke about Croatia There is a new bra made by Victors secrets called Croatia It has lot of supports but NO CUP Please read details about their charismatic leader The Croatian president Madam […]

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Capital Punishment

Monday, July 16th, 2018

Dr Sarath Obeysekera There is much publicity given by the press and social media about the President’s intentions to reimpose capital punishment to selective number of prisoners who were purportedly involved in drug trade.Why this discrimination ? What about phedopiles ,rapists ,murderers who have committed multiple murders? I cannot fathom why The president has to […]

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65-pct of Sri Lanka state workers do not have A-Levels. “Also   the politicians who rule the country “ ??

Wednesday, July 11th, 2018

Dr Sarath Obeysekera ECONOMYNEXT – Less than seven percent of Sri Lanka’s 1.1 million public sector workforce have university degrees in commerce, management or science related areas, while 35 percent passed their A Levels, the government census and statistics office said. The Department of Census and Statics on Tuesday released the final report on the […]

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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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