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Ranil Wickremesinghe A True Leader


Speeches

We need Good Jobs!!

“Has the government created employment? If we have good jobs and good incomes then why are people going on to the Middle East and other countries paying 100000, 200000, 300000? How many villagers are there? Now part of Wennappuwa is called little Italy and part of Italy is called little Wennappuwa; In Japan? Why is this? Jobs are not provided and let’s be frank about it.”

Ranil Wickremesinghe

Speeches

Fight for a transparent economy

“We all know our stock exchange is rigged. I mean you have blue chips here. Their share stock values don’t go up. All of a sudden someone comes out of nowhere and the share values go up. And people buy, people sell. We are concerned, but we don’t want the EPF and the ETF money used for that. The stock exchange is no longer transparent.”

Ranil Wickremesinghe

Speeches

The country is submerging with public debts

“Look at the composition of government expenditure, which is alarming to me. In 1990 when we were running the economy; the biggest expenditure was the categories of what we call goods services transfers and subsidies. Today, the biggest expenditure is debt servicing”

Ranil Wickremesinghe

Rajapaksa: Betraying The Doctrine OF Public Trust

The Latimer House Declaration is not a single paragraph relating to judicial discipline. It is a comprehensive statement on the relationship between the three branches of government, on which, the fundamental values of the Commonwealth are built. Unlike SAARC, BIMSTEC, or IOR-ARC, the Commonwealth is a value-based organization. Therefore every member country is under obligation […]

The Prisoner Of Latimer House

Latimer House, widely talked about in recent times, located in Buckinghamshire, England has a remarkable history of its own. In the mid 17th Century a civil war took place between the England’s King Charles I and Parliament. The King’s army lost. Thereafter in 1647 Charles I was imprisoned in Latimer House before he was taken […]

We need Good Jobs!

Guest of Honour at the Business Today TOP TWENTY FIVE 2012–2013 On 5 November 2013 at the Colombo Hilton. Mathi and Glenda as usual have to be congratulated for putting on a good show. If politics consists of bread and circuses, then you would do jolly well providing the circus. Now what puzzles me is […]

South African President Nelson Mandela

Condolence Speech made in Parliament on 7 December 2013 Hon. Speaker, I join my Colleague, the Hon. Nimal Siripala de Silva, in expressing the condolence of our House and of this country on the passing away of Nelson Mandela. The prisoner from Robben Island became a beacon of hope to the whole world. As my […]