Colombo, Politics and Governance, Post-War

Interview with Ravi Karunanayake

Ravi Karunanayake is a well known figure in politics, and in 1994 was the youngest member to be appointed from the National List to Parliament. Among other offices, he is the Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee for the United National Party (UNP).

In this interview, Ravi Karunanayake looks at the future of the UNP and answers questions over its leadership, dwindling vote base and inability to win elections. He also answers more general questions over Sri Lanka’s economy and foreign policy.