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THE LAST KING OF LANKA

I first met President Rajapaksa when I was 11 years old. I had won a national short story competition and the Ministry of Cultural Affairs had taken me and several other winners to Temple Trees to see the President.

He was a rare and skilled politician. He knew the game and he played it very well.   He had a clever way of making people feel comfortable around him.
 
He patted our heads spoke to us for a long time; asked us about school and home. We were infatuated. He had us hooked. Me and the other kids would go home and tell our friends and family what a great man he was.

He was simple, loving, almost god-like. “He’s like a father, not a President,” the kid from Mahiyangana who was the winner of the Sinhala short story category  said on our way out. Little did we know, that was all politics. Politics was all PR and propaganda; and Rajapaksa knew  this very well.


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Thanks Kith for sharing.
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Thanks Kith
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Thisuri is a good writer and a far better tennis player for age. Very Happy
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Kith and Kin must be a talented family!
Well done chum!

You seem to have kept the writing skills going all along and now enlightening your brotherhood of the risks, pot holes, dangers, escapades, beauty and adventure of Our Sri Lanka.

But may I ask you one question? Do you specialize in technical writing for the aviation field or in projects and General?

Do you still write technical stuff?
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Thanks and yes only in Aviation. Very Happy
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