24 August 2014
Prof. Rohan Gunaratna, is an international terrorism expert and Head of the International Centre for Political Violence and Terrorism Research (ICPVTR) at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, which is one of the largest counter-terrorism research and training centres in the world. Prof. Gunaratna in a special lecture delivered under the title, “India under Modi: A turning point in Indo-Lanka relations” organised by the Sri Lanka Parliamentary Journalists’ Association at the Parliamentary Complex on Wednesday, outlined the impact of new Indian Premier Modi’s leadership on Indo-Lanka relations and the key initiatives to be adopted to take Sri Lanka forward in this post-conflict era.
Prof. Gunaratna said if we are to have a stable country, we should ensure harmony. The phase of fighting against terrorists is over. The phase of living in harmony and creating harmony is paramount. Creating harmony is not only the Government’s duty. It is a duty of all such as media organisations, religious institutions, educational institutions and Parliament.
We should get to know each others’ cultures, traditions and customs and pay respect but entertain no prejudice or suspicion. This is a new vision.
GPO / ICPVTR / RSIS / Online
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