SRI LANKA NEEDS LESS NUMBER OF POLITICIANS AND MORE NUMBER OF TECHNOLOGISTS – by N.S.Venkataraman There are rumours that Sri Lankan Prime Minister   Ranil Wickremesinghe  had to take over the finance portfolio also, since no member of Sri Lankan parliament was willing to take up this challenge of managing the country’s  finance.  Instead of looking at the scenario in  such negative manner, it would be appropriate to think that Prime Minister taking over the finance portfolio also is a progressive step , as the finance portfolio requires the maximum attention at this stage. While the Sri Lankan government is negotiating with IMF to get financial assistance , it appears that the decision of IMF is yet to be taken firmly.  Meanwhile, Sri Lankan government approached the World Bank and it is said that the World Bank ruled out any new assistance to Sri Lanka , until an adequate macro economic ...

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Meeting of the Ceylon Society of Australia on Sunday, 27th February 2022 talk will be by Roderick de Sylva on “The Development of the Tea Industry in Sri Lanka”   Members of CSA and guests are welcome to the Meeting of the Ceylon Society of Australia on Sunday, 27th February 2022 commencing at 6.30 pm at the Main Hall of the Pennant Hills Community Centre on Level 1, Ramsay Road, Pennant Hills, NSW 2120.  Ramsay Road is off Yarrara Road and the Community Centre is opposite the Pennant Hills Railway Station.  The entrance to the building is from the car park at the back of the building. The talk will be by Roderick de Sylva on “The Development of the Tea Industry in Sri Lanka”, followed by a Q&A. The meeting will conclude with the usual social with tea/coffee and some short eats. A donation to the CSA to help ...

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