Author Archive for Sarath Wijesinghe

“CHINA ONE – ROAD ONE- BELT SILK ROUTE – SUB INITIAVE IN THE ISC REGION”

Thursday, July 12th, 2018

Sarath Wijesinghe – former Ambassador to UAE and Israel A FUTURE HUB FOR TRADEAND LOGISTICS IN THE INDIAN SUB CONTINENT” It is now certain cemented and unstoppable that Sri Lanka Port City” is the future Hub of business activities and foundation of the success of new Sri Lanka in the new world and business order […]

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“INCREASE OF GAS PRIZES AND THE IMPACT ON THE COST OF LIVING”

Monday, April 30th, 2018

Sarath Wijesinghe – former Chainman Consumer Affairs Authority Cost of living and gas prizes Cost of living is proportionate to, and depends on the prices of the consumer items and the management of the economy and trade by the governance. Gas plays a main role in cost of living as the use of gas is […]

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‘EXPLOIATION OF THE CONSUMER’

Wednesday, April 18th, 2018

Sarath Wijesinghe former Chairman Consumer Affairs Authority and former Ambassador to UAE and Israel Consumer and consumerism in exploitation process Consumer is always exploited and at the receiving end every minute. This process aggravates during the festive seasons due to excessive demand on consumer items and services. Consumer is cheated and misguided by bogus year […]

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WHO WON THE NO CONFIDENCE MOTION AND THE IMPACT?

Monday, April 16th, 2018

Sarath Wijesinghe former Ambassador to UAE and Israel No confidence motion is now history The no confidence motion which is now history was won by the United National Party regime and the associated groups with ease after struggling and maneuvering day and night to get the members of the conflicting fractions to their sides with […]

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“CONSUMER AFFAIRS AROUND THE GLOBE IN ACTION”

Monday, April 16th, 2018

Sarath wijesinghe – Former Chairman Consumer Affairs Authority Groups of laws designed to ensure the rights of the consumer Principles of consumer affairs is applied locality and universally in different jurisdictions depending on circumstances worldwide for the citizens and the business community depending on the different kinds of trade practices. In open economy it is […]

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HOW TO PROTECT THE CONSUMER DURING THE FESTIVE SEASON

Thursday, April 12th, 2018

Sarath Wijesinghe former Chairman Consumer Affair’s authority Neglected consumer to be transferred to alert consumer Most powerful consumer worldwide is powerless in Sri Lanka as the most neglected group in the society, not conversant with the rights, laws, precautionary measures on consumer transections, and generally, knowledge on the important materials and availability on laws on […]

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PUBLIC INTEEST LITIGATION FOR THE SOCIATY

Wednesday, April 4th, 2018

Sarath Wijesinghe – former Secretary of the Bar Association and former Administer of the Legal Aid Commission Litigation is expensive anywhere in the world Litigation is expensive anywhere in the world due to complexity and want of definitions, targets, and to be within rules not familiar with the citizen expected to know the law with […]

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“LAWS DELAYAS OR LAWYERS DELAYS”

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018

Sarath Wijesinghe a former Secretary Bar Association and a former Ambassador to UAE and Israel Worldwide issue Laws delays is a worldwide issue currently resolved in many jurisdictions including Commonwealth and United Kingdom we have been inherited with the current adversarial system from. The main players in the system are lawyers, Judges, where the state […]

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TEA IS OUR PRIDE

Monday, April 2nd, 2018

Sarath Wijesinghe – former Ambassador UAE and Israel Tea is our pride Tea is our pride for which we are proud of as the leading exporter to the world has come down below due to our own mistakes, we are now trying to solve victoriously. Other exporters to the world are Kenya, India, China, apart […]

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Water and environment

Monday, March 26th, 2018

Sarath Wijesnghe former Ambassador to UAE and Israel  Water and Environment  Water and environment are synonymous due to the close connection to each other in the human nature where environment will not flourish without water as the main ingredient of the process of environment thereby it our duty to protect and foster both equally for the existence […]

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WATER – A MOST PRECIOUS ELEMENT FOR THE ANIMAL KINGDOM AND ENVIRONMENT

Wednesday, March 21st, 2018

Sarath Wijesinghe a former Ambassador to UAE and Israel/ a former Chairman Consumer Affairs authority Water is precious Water is one of the most precious elements essential for the life of a being which is found throughout the world on unequal distribution of geographic considerations. One can live only three days without water which is […]

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“LAW AND ORDER FOR PEACE AND PEACEFUL CO -EXISTENCE”

Saturday, March 10th, 2018

Sarath Wijesinghe – former Ambassador to UAE and Israel Law and Order Law and order of a nation is paramount for the citizens live in peace and harmony in the complex society. State and religions have provided for the legal implementation of the laws and morality by religions in a developed society. Any country Rule […]

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“BRIBERY AND CORRUPTION THE MAIN ENEMY OF THE NATION”

Saturday, March 10th, 2018

Sarath Wijesinghe former Ambassador to UAE and Israel Bribery and corruption is rampant Bribery and corruption is rampant and all over like air and breathe. Development and reputation of the country depends on the impact of the corrupt regime and governance which has a direct impact of law and order and rule of law. There […]

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“MAKING DIGITAL MARKET PLACES FAIRER- THEME OF THE WORLD CONSUMER DAY 15/3/ 2018”

Wednesday, March 7th, 2018

Sarath Wijesinghe former Chairman CAA and former Ambassador to UAE and Israel World Consumer Day World consumer day is the day the world consumer shows the strength to the world in organizing the membership worldwide initiated by the Consumer International. Sri Lanka takes part in a low profile as the consumer is not well organized […]

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Oluvil fisheries harbour to close down

Monday, March 5th, 2018

Dr Sarath Obeysekera 2017-04-25 Fishing activities at the Oluvil harbour in Ampara is to be halted as the government is unable to bear the cost of maintenance, Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Minister Mahinda Amaraweera said yesterday.Minister Mahinda Amaraweera and ministry officials had discussed the function of the harbour after it was revealed that it did […]

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“HOLD ECTA UNTIL THE TRADE POLICY FOR S/L IS ESTABLISHED”

Saturday, March 3rd, 2018

Sarath Wijesinghe – former Ambassador to UAE and Israel               ECTA and the background Information It appears that the government is determined to proceed with the ECTA- Economic and Technology Cooperation between India and Sri Lanka which consolidates all previous failed agreements on trade and industry. The professional national front (PNF) apparently out of desperation has […]

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“NATIONAL ECONOMIC COUNCIL TAKES OVER MANAGEMENT OF ECONOMY IN SRI LANKA”

Tuesday, February 27th, 2018

Sarath Wijesinghe – former Ambassador to UAE and Israel National Economic council and the Mandate NEC headed by President Sirisena” has taken a drastic and decisive move by appointing high powered committee including Prime Minister Wickramasinghe” to manage Economy” will meet bi-annually to implement urgent fast tract policies in/for the next two years towards victory […]

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Consumer and Gas Prices in Sri Lanka

Friday, February 23rd, 2018

Sarath Wijesinghe – former Chairman Consumer Affairs Authority- former Ambassadors to UAE and Israel Consumer in Sri Lanka Consumer in Sri Lanka is not organized as in other parts of the world in protecting and enhancing their due rights under the legal system. They accept whatever is given by the trader, manufacture, industrialist, and the […]

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DIGITAL MARKET PLACES IN FEW YEARS

Monday, February 19th, 2018

Sarath Wijesinghe (Former Ambassador to Israel and UAE/Former Chairman CAA –Solicitor in England and Wales/Attorney-at-Law) Consumerism in the Modern/Digital Age Marketing is fast changing in the world with modern consumerism in the digital world. Digital market platforms are fast invading the world having currently settled in the west and so called developed world slowly and […]

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“BRIBERY AND CORRUPTION – ENEMY OF A NATION?”

Tuesday, December 26th, 2017

Sarath Wijesinghe Solicitor/Attorney-at-law and former Ambassador to UAE and Israel Bribery and Corruption Sri Lanka has come to 4th position in Bribery and Corruption with the first place as the largest cabinet in the world. Yahapalana” came to power with the negative vote with lot of funfair to eradicate alleged corruptions and bribery of the […]

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Do we have a Foreign Policy?

Sunday, December 24th, 2017

Sarath Wijesinghe former Ambassador to UAE and Israel-Solicitor, Attorney-at-Law Foreign Policy Foreign policy of a country is a set of rules that seems to outline the behaviour of a particular country and how it interacts/reacts with other countries and international organisations, varies from era, leadership, international and geo – political considerations. Hon D S Senanayaka […]

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TEA IS OUR PRIDE

Wednesday, December 20th, 2017

Sarath Wijesinghe (former Ambassador to U A E and Israel- Solicitor Attorney- at- Law) TEA IS OUR PRIDE Tea is our pride, for which we can be proud of for the reason that it is the best tea on the Globe. It is the duty of every Sri Lankan- especially the Diplomatic Missions worldwide to […]

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Dual Citizenship Fiasco

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

By Sarath Wijesinghe (Solicitor, Attorney-at-law, former Ambassador to UAE and Israel) It appears Geetha Kumarasinghe (GK) has given up the fight having exhausted all possible remedies after the nomination of Piyasena Gamage (PG) the next in line on the list to Parliament, despite unforeseen and unfortunate personal tragedies. An energetic and committed MR supporter was […]

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“Dual Citizenship Fiasco”

Monday, November 13th, 2017

Sarath Wijesinghe (Solicitor, Attorney-at-law, former Ambassador to UAE and Israel) Restrictions on Dual Citizenship It appears GK has given up” the fight having exhausted all possible remedies after the nomination of PG the next in line in the list to the Parliament, despite unforeseen and unfortunate personal tragedies. An energetic and committed MR supporter was […]

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ORGANISATION OF PROFESSIONALS, BAR ASSOCIATION, AND PROFESSIONALISM TOWARDS NATION BUILDING

Monday, October 30th, 2017

Sarath Wijesinghe – former Ambassador to UAE and Israel Professionalism and Historical Aspects” Profession is a vocation on specialized educational training and professionalism is any type of work that needs special training or practical skills after training a high level of education. OPA set up in 1974 is currently the most powerful professional body with […]

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“Tragedy of the fall of once Great Sri Lanka – Can Sri Lanka be Great again?”

Saturday, October 21st, 2017

Sarath Wijeisnghe- Solicitor, Attorney-at law/former Ambassador to UAE and Israel Fall of Sinhala Rule” and the Consequences 2358 years of the Sri Lankan Kings rule fell on 2nd March 1815 due to the coup of the Chief tens headed by Ehalapola who signed the disputed historic and decisive Convention to hand over the country and […]

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Can a British Citizen be a leader of a Political Party in Sri Lanka?

Sunday, October 15th, 2017

Sarath Wijesinghe (Solicitor/ Attorney-at-law-former Ambassador to UAE and Israel) What is the validity of the election process of the nominated candidate by a political party led by a foreigner? Citizen and the constitution Under the Constitution any citizen who is qualified to be elected to the office of President may be nominated by a recognized […]

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UNITARY OR NOT? “Contradictions regarding the interim report on the Constitution”

Sunday, October 8th, 2017

By Amila Wijesinghe, LLB (Hons), LLM (Public International Law), BPTC Candidate (Nottingham Law School) The interim report of the new Constitution presented by the Steering Committee of the Constitutional Assembly has been the subject of much controversy in the last few days. Whilst President Sirisena has insisted that there is nothing in the draft that […]

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“DO WE HAVE A FOREIGN POLICY”

Friday, September 29th, 2017

Sarath Wijesinghe – Solicitor/Attorney-at-Law- former Ambassador to UAE and Israel Foreign Policy Foreign policy of a country is a set of rules that seems to outline the behaviour of a particular country and how it interacts/reacts with other countries and international organisations. This is mainly depending on internal/ external political and the global economic and […]

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Bribery and corruption -The main Enemy of the nation

Tuesday, September 5th, 2017

Sarath Wijesinghe Bribery is omnipresent with a long history starting from the time immemorial and spreading fast at all levels of the community. It is cancerous, and exists all with no borders and barriers. Efforts made by the State, religious leaders, and social workers to arrest or complete eradication of this menace has miserably failed […]

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