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The President deserves praise – The Island

The President deserves praise – The Island

p BY GEORGE BRAINE In 1978, needing a change from teaching English, I applied to join the Sri Lanka Volunteer Air Force.What we did not realize was that the killings were a prelude to the civil war that tore Sri Lanka apart for the next 30 years.Systemic ramifications It cannot be denied that corruption is pervasive in Sri Lanka, as it has permeated various levels of public administration.The pernicious and systemic ramifications of pervasive corruption in Sri Lanka have been well discussed and documented.

According to Transparency International Sri Lanka’s rank in the corruption perception index has worsened with time.Sri Lanka’s score has dropped from 38 in 2020 to 37 in 2021 pushing down its global ranking from 94 to 102.

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