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Congressman Danny Davis hopes for Sri Lanka peace and stability its citizens rightly deserve

by Congressman Danny K Davis (D), Illinois, Marking the 3rd Anniversary of the “End of Civil War in Sri Lanka’ | Delivered in the 112th Congress on the Legislative Day of 17th May, 2012

Thank you Madam, Chairman

It is my pleasure to rise today, to note the 3rd Anniversary of the ending of the civil war in Sri Lanka.

U.S. Representative for Illinois’s 7th congressional district, Danny K. Davis, serving since 1997, speaking on House floor on May 17, 2012

On May 19, 2009, a new era – an era of peace began in this country, an era of hope, an era of possibility and an era of justice with movement towards reconnection and reconciliation.
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Devolution and the concept of concurrency: Abolition or reform?

by Asanga Welikala

Among proponents of devolution as a means of power-sharing in Sri Lanka, one of the key bones of contention about the Thirteenth Amendment has been the Concurrent List.

Students in a group work to complete their art ~ The British High Commission marked the International Day of Peace on 21 September 2011 by hosting an Art Festival in Colombo, involving over 50 school children-pic courtesy of: UKInSriLanka

This is the list of competences, or ‘subjects’ as they are called in the constitution, over which powers are shared between the central government and the Provincial Councils. [click here to read in full ~ on dbsjeyaraj.com: Devolution and the concept of concurrency: Abolition or reform? ]