Critical challenges facing Sri Lanka discussed with young politicians from Finland and Sri Lanka

Posted by on October 21, 2016  /  0 Comments

Last week, there was a two-day gathering of young politicians from Finland and Sri Lanka outside Colombo, in Usvetakeyiyava. The only common factor was age. Both sides had multiple political parties represented among them.

I was asked to discuss the current political and economic situation in the country. I discussed some of the key challenges that we face, but which our political system does not give much weight to, except perhaps the first two, since 2015. I found that the demographic challenge resonated most among both groups.

The slideset.

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