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Speaking Truth to Power

This government has been in office for two years, and its agenda seems increasingly disconnected from the hopes and expectations of those who elected it to office on the promise of good governance or "Yahapalanaya". The Friday Forum has, in several statements over the last two years, both commended the government for its positive initiatives and offered constructive criticism of some current policies and actions. We reiterate below some priority areas in which the government must act immediately, if the President and Prime Minister are to retain the confidence of the majority of citizens who elected them to office, and expand that constituency to support its agenda of reform. Read More...

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