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- A Swot Analysis For Privatization In Sri Lanka.
A SWOT analysis based on weighting factors is a guide for decision making
to go for Privatization or not. Strengths and weaknesses arise from the internal
factors. Opportunities and Threats focuses on external factors. The list is
extensive. The weighting on each factor depends on the priority and the impact
on the economy and Image of the country. -Full
Report-(by Ponnampalam Kulendiren)(27 June 1997)
We are particularly interested about your views in the following areas:
- Do we require a Scientific Administrative Service in Sri Lanka ?
One time Ceylon Civil Service (CCS) and now the SLAS is dominated by graduates
from arts faculty, with little or no technical background. Many of these recruits
to SLAS become the heads of departments or secretaries to the ministries such
as Post & Telecom, Agriculture, Meteorology, Power and Irrigation, Water Supply
, Buildings & Roads, Transport, Defence, Health. -Full
story-(by Ponnampalam Kulendiren)(4 June 1997)
- Press Freedom and Thuggery under the PA
The verdict given by the supreme court on the government sponsored bill to
regulate the media, is a great victory for democracy and a warning to all
politician , that they should not try to use intimidation and strong arm tactics
against the independent press and expect to get away with it. -Full
story-(by Mohamed Alfisani Nizam)(4 June 1997)
- Privatisation of Sri Lanka Telecom
Pon Kulendiren, a former employee of the Telecommunication department, gives
his views on the privitization of the Sri Lanka Telecommunication Department.
-Full story-(1 May 1997)
- Democracy in Sri Lanka Fact or Fiction ?
Democracy in Sri Lanka in going Crazy. As in the case of South Asian countries
such as India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and even Singapore, democracy is dominated
by the Family dynasty. Only selected segment of the Sri Lankans are affluent
enough to come to power. Although a candidate is elected by the people for
his policies through democratic methods, hopping from one party to another
for the sake of power is a common feature in Sri Lanka. -Full
story- (by Pon Kulendiren)(25 March 1997)
- Sri Lankan Conflicts and the Way Ahead
An Open Letter to the Select Committee studying possible solutions to the
armed conflicts in Sri Lanka. by Bernard Wijedoru. -more-
- Media made a scapegoat for political errors
TRUTH, it has been said, is the first casualty in war. When US Senator Hiram
Johnson uttered this sad truth he was doubtless thinking of the misinformation
and disinformation practised in times of armed conflicts, by Neville de
Silva, Hong Kong Standard's Assistant Editor. -more-
- "Show our appreciation"
A AFP news report from Colombo titled "Sri Lanka may face military rout, but
life goes on" prompted me to write this - By Bandu Samaraweera. -more-
- Who is respondible for the blackout in Sri Lanka. - By Mohamed Alfisani
- In the forefront to save the country from division - Statement by Gamini
Jayasuriya, President Sinhala Arakshika Sanvidhanaya. -more-
- Exporting Tamil Leaders from Colombo -7 -Comments from Jaffna & Matara -more-
- Disguised Fund raising By Tamil Terrorists in UK. -more-
- Help us wipe out Tamil Terrorists from Sri Lanka - An appeal from a Sri
- Gang clashes threaten Canada's Tamils. -more-
- The people smugglers. -more-
- LTTE disinformation exposed.-more-
- Democracy in Sri Lanka - fact or fiction ?
- Can we eradicate Mafia Power in Sri Lanka ?
- Privatization- Are they selling snake oil to Sri Lankan people?
- Devolution of Power- Is it an everlasting solution to the problems of Sri
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