Author Archive for Sarath Wijesinghe

Legal Education and 150 Years of Education at Law College

Thursday, February 29th, 2024

By Sarath Wijesinghe President’s Counsel (LL.M (UCL London)), former Ambassador to UAE and Israel, former Chairman of the Consumer Affairs Authority, President of the Lanka Ambassador’s Forum – United Kingdom, Solicitor in England and Wales Legal education is paramount in Sri Lanka, where there is a legal profession comprising 20,000 lawyers and academics in universities. […]

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Revitalizing Sri Lanka’s Tertiary and Vocational Education Commission (TVEC) – A Call for Comprehensive and Timely Reform

Thursday, February 8th, 2024

By Sarath Wijesinghe President’s Counsel (LL.M (UCL London)), former Ambassador to UAE and Israel, former Chairman of the Consumer Affairs Authority, President of the Lanka Ambassador’s Forum – United Kingdom, Solicitor in England and Wales The tertiary and vocational education sector plays an important role in shaping the socio-economic landscape of any nation, and Sri […]

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On the ‘Yukthiya’ – A Call to Traverse Sri Lanka’s Realities and Lessons from the Past

Tuesday, January 23rd, 2024

By Sarath Wijesinghe President’s Counsel (LL.M (UCL)), former Ambassador to UAE and Israel, President of the Lanka Ambassador’s Forum – United Kingdom, Solicitor in England and Wales, and Suchithra Withanage (LL.M (UK) (LL.M (UK) MBA (UK | Reading) LL.B (Hons) (UK)) Diploma in Law (UK) MCIArb (UK) MBCS (UK) MCMI (UK) ACIPR (UK) ASIArb (Singapore) […]

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Justice ‘’Youkthiya’’ in Action

Monday, January 8th, 2024

Sarath Wijesinghe President’s Counsel (LLM International Law (UCL)), former Ambassador to UAE and Israel, President of the Lanka Ambassador’s Forum – United Kingdom, Former Chairman of The Consumer Affairs Authority, Solicitor in England and Wales. It is a commendable concept and a remarkable operation against drugs, the underworld, and criminal activities which appear to be […]

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WAR ON CRIME, DRUGS AND THE UNDERWORLD

Saturday, December 30th, 2023

Sarath Wijesinghe President’s Counsel (LLM International Law (UCL)), former Ambassador to UAE and Israel, President of the Lanka Ambassador’s Forum – United Kingdom, Former Chairman of The Consumer Affairs Authority, Solicitor in England and Wales. War on drugs and organized crimeThe war on drugs has recommenced once again. On previous occasions, successive leaders of the […]

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SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISES -THE BACKBONE OF A NATION

Friday, December 29th, 2023

Sarath Wijesinghe President’s Counsel (LLM International Law (UCL)), and Harini Premaratne LLB of West End Law Centre, Hulftsdorp, Colombo, Sri Lanka Necessity for Any Nation, Regardless of Magnitude and SizeSmall and medium enterprises are a necessity for any nation, developed or developing, serving as the cradle of economic activity in motion. Economic activity is managed […]

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’WAY FORWARD FOR A TOURIST DESTINATION ‘‘

Tuesday, October 3rd, 2023

Sarath Wijesinghe (President’s Counsel, former Ambassador to UAE and Israel Solicitor in England and Wales and president Ambassador’s Forum) Tourist Destination Sri Lanka is known to be tourist destination among the places known for tourists and tourism in the world of tourism in the competitive  market when the tourists are looking for places of interest […]

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CRICKET  TOURISM CINNAMON AND TEA

Tuesday, October 3rd, 2023

Sarath Wijesinghe (President’s Counsel, former Ambassador to UAE and Israel, Solicitor in England and Wales, President Ambassador’s forum) Tourism and Cricket They say Sri Lanka is famous both for tourism and cricket. Propagation of tourism is a necessity for the country want of tourists for the most needed foreign currency and income for the country […]

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TOURISM AND HOSPITALIATY

Sunday, October 1st, 2023

Sarath Wijesinghe (President’s Counsel Solicitor in England and Wales, former Ambassador to UAE and Israel and President Ambassador’s Forum.) Tourism and hospitality are interconnected and interwoven to each other in many ways linking contributing and interacting with and benefiting each other. Tourism is the visits to other countries for various purposes for a short stay […]

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Review of ‘Sri Lanka’s Easter Sunday Massacre’ authored by Prof. Rohan Gunaratna

Sunday, September 3rd, 2023

Sarath Wijesinghe President’s Counsel ‘Sri Lanka’s Easter Sunday Massacre’ authored by Prof. Rohan Gunaratna stands as a remarkable and unparalleled masterpiece that distinguishes itself on numerous counts. Foremost among its merits is the author’s profound erudition and exhaustive research on the subject, an expertise honed since the composition of his preceding work, ‘Lost Revolution.’ This […]

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‘’THE PRICE WARS ON EGGS AND THE COST OF LIVING’

Friday, April 14th, 2023

(Sarath Wijesinghe President’s Counsel (LLM International Law (UCL)) (Sarath Wijesinghe President’s Counsel (LLM International Law (UCL)), former Ambassador to UAE and Israel, President Ambassador’s Forum, Former Chairman of the Consumer Affairs Authority, Solicitor England and Wales and former Secretary General Bar Association of Sri Lanka (LLM (UCL), assisted by Suchithra Withanage (LLM (UK) (LLM (UK|Reading) […]

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‘’SRI LANKA – A PARADISE FOR TOURISTS AND TOURISM ACROSS THE GLOBE’’

Friday, April 14th, 2023

Sarath Wijesinghe President’s Counsel (LLM International Law (UCL)) -National Security, Foreign Relations and the Financial Crisis as Factors on Promoting Tourism ‘Sigiriya’, the glamorous Rock Fortress as displayed in the photograph above, is situated in the Central Province of Sri Lanka amid a thick forest, with a known history dating back to 477 AD – […]

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“Consumers! Be Vigilant during the Festive Period”

Wednesday, April 12th, 2023

Sarath Wijesinghe (Sarath Wijesinghe President’s Counsel (LLM International Law (UCL)), former Ambassador toUAE and Israel, President Ambassador’s Forum, Former Chairman of The Consumer AffairsAuthority, Solicitor England and Wales and former Secretary General Bar Association of SriLanka (LLM (UCL), assisted by Suchithra Withanage (LLM (UK) (LLM (UK|Reading) LLB (Hons)(UK))The Season of Celebration and ConsumerismAs the festive […]

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‘’STUDY OF LAW – AND REFORMS IN LEGAL EDUCATON IN SRI LANKA’’     ‘’GAZZATTE OF 2208 IS DEFETED BY 113/1 IN THE PARLIEMENT’’

Sunday, April 9th, 2023

(Sarath Wijesinghe President’s Counsel, former Ambassador to UAE and Israel, President Ambassador’s Forum, Solicitor England and Wales) ‘Study of Law’ Study of law is study of social sciences, education of human beings, to govern over persons, social, political, business and like through the rules and study of those relationships. It runs back to ages and […]

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LAWS DELAYS, LAWYERS DELAYS, SYSTEM DELAYS OR JUDGES?

Sunday, March 19th, 2023

Sarath Wijesinghe (President’s Counsel, LLM International Law London UCL, Solicitor in England and Wales former Ambassador to UAE and Israel and former Secretary Bar Association of Sri Lanka, President Ambassador’s Forum) Justice Delayed is Justice denied Justice delays is justice denied is the famous quotation by ‘’Lord William Gladstone’’ said on legal system –  indicating […]

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‘’TOWARDS A BEST TOURIST DESTINATION ON THE GLOBE’’? A REALIATY?

Monday, February 20th, 2023

Sarath Wijesinghe President’s Counsel, former Ambassador to Israel and UAE, President Ambassador’s Forum(Sarath Wijesinghe President’s Counsel) Aspire to be the best tourist destination Best tourist distinctions on the globe are not very many. Sri Lanka has been one sometime ago as the best destination of the Globe on tourism chosen by ‘’Lonely Planet’ ’and may […]

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‘’VALUE OF HUMAN SWEAT’’

Friday, February 10th, 2023

Sarath Wijesinghe Presidents’ Counsel, former Ambassador to Israel and UAE, Solicitor England and Wales, president Ambassador’s Forum Time is precious and cannot be regained Time is precious that cannot be regained once spent except pleasant or unpleasant memories. Sweat does not mean that the sweat on hard labour. Sweat is time taken with body as […]

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‘’NHS – NATIONAL HEALTH SERVICE IN THE UNITED KIGDOM’’ ‘’EXAMPLARY AND IDEAL SYSTEM TO FOLLOW?  CAREGIVER AS   A MINI VILLAGE DOCTOR?’’

Wednesday, February 8th, 2023

Sarath Wijesinghe President’s Counsel, Ambassador to UAE and Israel, President Ambassador’s Forum Solicitor in England and Wales NHS in the United Kingdom- a wonderful system NHS is the health system in the United Kingdom provided free to the citizens with a network of General Physicians to every citizen with a support staff, including the improvement […]

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‘’DAY TO DAY LIFE DEMENTIA AND LIVING ON DEATH’’ (Preparing for a peaceful end of life with no burden to others)

Thursday, February 2nd, 2023

Sarath Wijesinghe President’s Counsel, former Ambassador to UAE and Israel, President of Ambassadors’ Forum, Solicitor in England and Wales Life is uncertain – yet care is needed before death Life is uncertain compared to a drop of water on the grass. But the desire of every living being is to live at least a few […]

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BRIBERY AND CORRUPTION – THE MAIN ENEMY OF A NATION

Tuesday, January 31st, 2023

Sarath Wijesinghe President’s Counsel, former Ambassador to UAE and Israel and President Ambassador’s Forum Bribery and Corruption spread as air This is a current and a hot topic that will not be stale anytime anywhere as the issue continues worldwide in different degrees in different eras. Bribery is current with historical significance prevalent in all […]

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‘’TARTAGETED SANCTIONS AND FOREIGN POLICY’’

Friday, January 27th, 2023

Sarath Wijesinghe (President’s Counsel, former Ambassador to UAE and Israel, President Ambassador’s Forum) Sanctions to countries and organizations Sanctions are imposed on individuals or countries under international law/diplomacy by a country organization or an individual as a punishment deterrent or a warning on a wrongdoing or a wrongdoer or difference of views or an opinions. […]

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IS THE SOLUTION FOR EGG/PAULTRY CRISIS IS   ’MRP’ PRICE CONTROL OR ANY?

Wednesday, January 25th, 2023

Sarath Wijesinghe President’s Counsel, former Ambassador to UAE and Israel and former Chairman of Consumer Affairs Authority Egg Poultry Crisis is deep No doubt the Egg Crisis and Poultry industry is in deep crisis that has shattered the government already in trouble. Egg prises are skyrocketing with price increases that cannot be controlled and shortages […]

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‘’PANDOR’S BOX ON EGGS’’

Monday, January 23rd, 2023

Sarath Wijesinghe (President’s Counsel former Ambassador to UAE and Israel former Chairman Consumer Affairs Authority) Consumer his power and the unfortunate plight today Consumer is not aware of his strength and power within as in the other parts of the world where they are a powerful force as an organized group. Today egg issue has […]

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Regularization of Private Hospitals and Health Care

Monday, January 16th, 2023

Sarath Wijesinghe President’s Counsel, former Ambassador to UAE and Europe, Solicitor in England and Wales President Ambassador’s Forum Health is Wealth Health is wealth is the adage frequently used. The words of one of the richest in the world said at the death of his wealth and that it is of no use without proper […]

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DOMESTIC WORKERS IN SRI LANKA CONTINUED

Friday, January 13th, 2023

Sarath Wijesinghe President’s Counsel former Ambassador to UAE and Israel President Ambassador’s Forum New concerns raised on domestic workers After the publication of the above article there were numerous requests for us to find a solution for the issues raised therein. It is not possible to find solutions for the worldwide issues but we can […]

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WASTE OF FOOD – A CRIMINAL OFFENCE?

Thursday, January 12th, 2023

Sarath Wijesinghe President’s Counsel former Ambassador to UAE and Israel former Chairman Consumer affairs Authority, President Ambassador’s Forum, Solicitor in England and Wales sarathdw28@gmail.com Food in any form is difficult to make. Some are in fresh and original form – the rest is made by the man for consumption. 2.6 million tons of food is […]

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DIPLOMATIC BUNGLE OR A MISUNDERSTANDING? SRI LANKA CANADA ISSUE ON SANCTIONS

Wednesday, January 11th, 2023

Sarath Wijesinghe President’s Counsel former Ambassador to UAE and Israel Satath 7@hotmail.co.uk Sanctions imposed by the Canadian government on four Sri Lankans including two Former Presidents ‘’Gotabays Rajapaksa’’,  ‘’Mahinds Rajapaksa’’ and two others are unprecedented and controversial as a step taken by a friendly country on another friendly country is extremely rare and taken only […]

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Domestic Workers Worldwide

Friday, January 6th, 2023

Sarath Wijesinghe President’s Counsel Former Ambassador to UAE and Israel. [1]Chairman Consumer Affairs Authority, President Ambassador’s forum Domestic Workers Domestic workers are those employed in households or personal level of private individuals or families, prevalent worldwide. Rules for domestic workers are not properly regularized in Sri Lanka or in many countries though attempts have been […]

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‘’EGG MAFIA IN SRI LANKA’’

Monday, January 2nd, 2023

Sarath Wijesinghe President’s Counsel, former Ambassador to UAE and Israel, Former Chairman Consumer Affairs Authority and President Ambassador’s Forum (Sarath7@hotmail.co.uk) Egg Egg is an essential part of the Sri Lankan diet as it is affordable and freely available when the prices of meat and fish is exorbitant. Citizen is going through the most difficult era […]

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PRICE CONTROL, REGULATION OF TRADE, OR CONSUMER EDUCATION FOR A PROPER CONSUMER REGIME?

Sunday, January 1st, 2023

Sarath Wijesinghe President’s Counsel /former Ambassador to UAE and Israel Cost of Living A proper consumer regime is a prerequisite for a smooth and successful management of economy which is directly interconnected to consumerism which controls and pushes the economy of a country. Consumer regime is the proper balance of the consumer trader and the […]

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