The year 2015 in Sri Lanka was characterized by a democratic transfer of power from the United People’s Freedom Alliance, led by President Mahinda Rajapaksa, to a coalition led by the United National Party. Constitutional changes restricting presidential power, and the growth of a new approach to human rights and ethnic reconciliation, accompanied this shift. Sri Lanka’s emphasis in its economic policy shifted from major infrastructural projects to a further strengthening of human capacities.
Research Article| February 01 2016
Sri Lanka in 2015: A Year of Change
Asian Survey (2016) 56 (1): 199–203.
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Chandra R. de Silva; Sri Lanka in 2015: A Year of Change. Asian Survey 1 February 2016; 56 (1): 199–203. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2016.56.1.199
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