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Transparency International’s 2009 Global Corruption Barometer reveals a growing distrust of business, the daily struggle of the world’s poor with petty bribery and public unconvinced of governments’ anti-corruption efforts. A global public opinion survey, the 2009 Barometer reflects the views of more than 73,000 people from 69 countries and territories around ... Read More
June 3, 2009haritha


Foreign employment plays a crucial role in the Sri Lankan Economy, and remittances constitute 8% of its GDP. One fifth of Sri Lanka’s work force is employed overseas, and numbers are increasing every year. Due to the increasing importance of the sector, maintaining and improving the safety and decency of ... Read More
December 30, 2008haritha


Sri Lanka’s health sector is considered to be favorable in comparison to other countries with similar health investment profiles and socio-economic levels. The government is still maintaining its standard as leading health care provider. However the health sector currently is facing a number of challenges in providing free health services ... Read More
November 30, 2008haritha


Education is the back bone of the society. Sri Lanka’s education system has been praised by many for its success in providing widespread access to primary and secondary education and enabling the country to attain high human development levels. The policy of the government is to ensure that all citizens ... Read More
September 30, 2008haritha