by Jehan Perera

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    Winners in postponement of Lanka provincial elections

    by Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:05am on October 05, 2017

    THE relatively smooth manner in which the government succeeded in postponing the forthcoming provincial council elections, in the aftermath of its failure to pass the...

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    Sri Lanka: the logic of postponing local elections

    by Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:05am on September 28, 2017

    THE passage of the Provincial Council Election Amendment bill indicates that provincial council elections that were due by the end of this year will not...

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    Best option for Lanka reconciliation is moderation, dialogue

    by Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:05am on September 21, 2017

    THE humanitarian catastrophes taking place in other parts of the world such as in Myanmar, and events that have the potential to become catastrophes, such...

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    More purposeful Lanka govt in making

    by Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:05am on August 30, 2017

    THE resignation of minister Ravi Karunanayake due to a disclosure of conflict of interest in the issue concerning the central bank bon scam appears to...

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    Politics is final arbiter of good governance in Lanka

    by Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:05am on August 24, 2017

    THERE was no governmental celebration of its second year anniversary. Government leaders scarcely mentioned it....

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    Reconciliation process in Sri Lanka

    by Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:05am on July 26, 2017

    BY SIGNING into law the Office of Missing Persons and by placing it with the ministry of national Integration ind reconciliation of which he is...

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    Lanka: reparations to deal with past

    by Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:05am on July 19, 2017

    THE visit of UN special rapporteur on human rights and counter-terrorism Ben Emmerson to Sri Lanka and his public comments indicate a visible toughening of...

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    President represents litmus test for political reform

    by Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:05am on July 11, 2017

    PRESIDENT Maithripala Sirisena’s visit to meet with the Mahanayakes of the Buddhist Sangha in Kandy may turn out to be the pivotal move in the...

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    Lankan govt of national unity must accomplish its main task

    by Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:05am on July 05, 2017

    UNLESS the government shows that it is capable of delivering results soon, the slow progress of problem solving at the ground level will continue to...

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    OMP passage revives hope of reconciliation process

    by Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:05am on June 29, 2017

    THE unanimous passage through the parliament of the amendment to the law that establishes the Office of Missing Persons has revived the hope that the...

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