Thu, 02 Dec 2021 Today's Paper

Difference between precept and practice

26 June 2019 10:46 am - 0     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

A A A

The appointment of political favorites as envoys to our diplomatic missions abroad came under severe flak during the previous regime. 

 


The civil society organizations in particular charged that close friends and family members of political bigwigs were being appointed as our ambassadors while confining the career- diplomats in the country’s foreign service to desk-bound work at the Foreign Ministry. 


A certain ‘transparent’ NGO had been among those highly critical of “putting political henchmen on the diplomatic gravy train”. 


The latest news is that the head of the ‘transparent’ body that had been attacking the government for loading the foreign service with political appointees himself has got an appointment as an envoy of a mission abroad. 


In fact, he is said to have been appointed to head our mission in a large country described as a continent!

  Comments - 0


Add comment

Comments will be edited (grammar, spelling and slang) and authorized at the discretion of Daily Mirror online. The website also has the right not to publish selected comments.

Reply To:

Name - Reply Comment





A Sri Lankan giving dignified burials to unclaimed bodies for five decades

After their death, most people are memorialized at a service, surrounded by g

Focus on Laggala Gem mining big shots bigger than the law

The truth is now being uncovered regarding an illegal mining racket in state

How and why the TNA was formed twenty years ago

The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) is now twenty years of age. The premier pol

India lays emphasis on culture diplomacy with Sri Lanka

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi wanted to inaugurate the Kushinagar Inter