Friday, May 15, 2009

Sri Lankan Missions abroad and confronting the LTTE internationally

(Lanka-e-News 14.May.2009 6.15PM) Recently, a number of newspapers printed analyses about the effectiveness of the Sri Lankan Missions abroad before the constant pressure of the Tamil Diaspora. Some newspapers stated that as a whole the Embassies are not doing its job to the expectation of the government. The others attempted to protect political Ambassadors citing various examples to indicate they are the best, although they are useless.

In reality, the Sri Lankan Missions are not effectively supporting the government to tackle the LTTE internationally. Majority of the Missions have failed to secure support of the foreign government to stop the LTTE protests creating accurate picture of the country. Full text