Reaction to Kataragama's Commonwealth Bid

 by Raveen Satkurunathan

Reactions to Luxman Kataragama's last minute nomination

Regarding the last minute nomination of Luxman to the post of Commonwealth Secretary General (SG) has created different emotions amongst many. Primarily amongst the leaders of the UK, Canada, New Zealand, and Australia it has created a sense of outrage that the common decency of keeping a SG for two terms has been broken by this last minute, rash and racially-motivated nomination. The active lobbying by the not so popular president of Sri lanka on behalf of her prot


Posted December 7, 2003