Posts Tagged ‘citizen’

10 January 2010, Colombo, Sri Lanka – The government in an emergency press briefing today, announced that it will take steps to overhaul the national security strategy of the island. The government defence spokesman, Minister Kokila Bathalahitawanna admitted that a post-war review of the defence plan had exposed glaring gaps in the national security strategy […]


Democracy (I)

30Jan09

According to the principles of democracy, government derives its mandate from the sovereign power of its citizens. Citizens of any democracy are sovereign and equal heirs to their sovereignty which no one can bestow on or deny another. In a democratic political framework, we elect representatives and lend our sovereignty through a social contract to […]