of partiality baseless”
Torkelsson of the Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission (SLMM) who is known
to the local media as the ‘spokesman’ of the SLMM, is a man
full of optimism. He believes in peace and is totally committed to
the cause of finding peace in Sri Lanka. Showing scant regard for
the growing criticism from the opposition, Torkelsson says, “ I
think this is one of the things that have changed and that is very
good.” He says the SLMM can certainly take the pressure of being
criticised. “That’s one of our roles,” he observed. For
Torkelsson staying in Sri Lanka for one year has been a great
experience. His contract has now come to an end and
he would be leaving the country on May 16 in keeping with Icelandic
Foreign Ministry policy. “I like your country and your newspaper,”
he told The Sunday Leader in an interview.
term plans cannot be looked
into by a short term management”
an interview with The Sunday Leader, the former physiotherapist of
Sri Lanka’s national cricket team, Alex Kountouri expressed his
with the BCCSL and concern for the future of Sri Lankan cricket.
He reiterated that a lack of decision
with regard to providing adequate facilities in sports
physiotherapy may seriously endanger the game of cricket and the careers
of Lankan cricketers.
from the interview: