Category: Energy Alert Published on Monday, 24 March 2014 04:43
The Pathfinder Foundation’s (PF) previous Energy Alert concluded that the key challenge for Sri Lanka’s energy security was to reduce its dependence on imported oil while containing energy costs in the economy. These twin objectives can best be achieved by maximizing the benefits from the natural gas discoveries in the Mannar basin.
Last Updated on Sunday, 23 March 2014 10:13
Category: Energy Alert Published on Monday, 17 March 2014 08:37
As a first step, two articles will be published on: (1) the broad landscape connected with Sri Lanka’s energy security; and (2) issues to be addressed to attain the twin objectives of energy security and reduced cost of power, following the discovery of commercial quantities of natural gas in the Mannar basin. This article sets out the background landscape.
Last Updated on Monday, 17 March 2014 08:37
Category: Economic Flash Published on Tuesday, 11 March 2014 05:01
Chief Minister of the Northern Province, Justice Wigneswaran, has elaborated upon how diaspora remittances have deleterious effects. He has said that these remittances were having a very adverse impact on the lifestyles of the Tamils in the North. In his view, it was causing irreparable damage to the community, especially young people. Historically, the North was known as a socially conservative society which attached very high priority to education, a strong work ethic and simple living.
Last Updated on Friday, 21 February 2014 10:31