Lanka Courier along with the print of its April edition concurrently premiered its second documentary. The documentary gives viewers a tour of the fascinating and evolving story of the Police Kennel division in Sri Lanka.
What was it that led to the erosion of trust and confidence people had placed in the public service? Principal advisor to the President Lalith Weeratunga says it as it should be. Political interference since the abolishment of the Public Service Commission. In a candid interview, one of the longest serving officers in Sri Lanka’s administrative services lays bare the truth behind the myth.
Could this be one of the primary reasons why President Gotabaya Rajapaksa is so keen on visiting every village in the country, to look into the basic needs of the village folk, because of a breakdown in the system at the grassroot level. Governance is an art and the best results are achieved when the public is part of the nation building process. Taking on a participatory approach to governance, the President visited some of the most remote villages that had been unheard of until his visit recently. Villages in Kurunegala, Trincomalee and Hikkaduwa that are inaccessible and unknown, unchecked on a map and long ignored were given the much needed assurance that they are not forgotten.
One of Sri Lanka’s largest export earner tea is taking on a different taste. Chairman of the Tea Board Jayampath Molligoda tells us why it is important to move beyond the label and diversify Sri Lanka’s brew. He tells us why merely paying Rs.1000 to estate workers is insufficient and explains the rationale to incentivize the workforce.
Why are graduates from the Jaffna University different from its peers in other universities across the country? In a long interview to Lanka Courier, Professor Sivakolundu Srisatkunarajah, Vice-Chancellor of the Jaffna university tells us why but most of all how.
Prof. (Dr) Neelika Malavige is in a class of her own. She reveals to Lanka Courier a side of hers previously unknown. Whilst leading trials and research into the first vaccine against Dengue in the world, she talks about her life, her family and her work.
Lanka Courier along with the print of its April edition concurrently premiered its second documentary. The documentary gives viewers a tour of the fascinating and evolving story of the Police Kennel division in Sri Lanka. The documentary is available for previewing on lankacourer.org and its official social media portals.
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