31/03/2002 - Sunday Times
Ministers in team for talks
(by Dilrukshi Handunnetti)
The team for the talks expected to begin in early May will comprise Minister's G.L.Peiris and Milinda Moragoda along with Peace Secretariat Chief Bernard Gunathilleke and Sri Lanka's Bangkok Ambassador,
05/04/2002 - Daily Mirror
Editorial- Economic dynamism
The explanation that Minister Milinda Moragoda gave in parliament…about the work of the new Ministry of Policy Development and Implementation, holds out some hope for the country to come out of the rut it finds itself in today...
10/04/2002 - International Herald Tribune
Hope of peace and high anxiety in Sri Lanka
(Celia Dugger, The New York Times)
Many people wonder whether the Tigers can change from a military organization to a political party that submits to elections. Will they 'evolve into a Stalinist or Sandinista regime?” asked Milinda Moragoda, one of the two key officials in the Sri Lankan Government on the peace talks...
12/04/2002 - Daily News
We have to build on the goodwill that this government has generated
Speech in Parliament…Milinda Moragoda…Over the past couple of weeks I have spoken on two occasions during the budget debate about economic reform and all that goes with it…without economic reform, our country will continue its decline...
18/04/2002 - Daily News
Minister Moragoda’s speeches
Kosala G. Tantula (Letter by e-mail)
Kudos to Minister Moragoda for his two recent enlightening speeches…In one speech,...he has attempted to explain in ‘clear and simple’ terms the pros and cons of privatisation. This, I believe, is exactly what Sri Lankan politicians should be doing, educating the public...
24/04/2002 - The Island
More Indian investment in Sri Lanka
India is to pursue further ways of investing in Sri Lanka in addition to considering extending concessionary terms for the undrawn amount of the US$ 100 million wheat loan. The Indian assurances were given during discussions between Economic Reform Minister Milinda Moragoda and Indian Finance Minister Jashwant Singh at the IMF headquarters in Washington on Saturday...
24/04/2002 - Daily Mirror
Regular Indo Lanka ministerial-level dialogue on economic issues
Milinda, Yashwant Sinha meet in Washington
India and Sri Lanka is likely to have greater dialogue and consultation at Ministerial level on bilateral, multilateral and global economic issues that have bearing on both countries.The need for such consultative mechanism at ministerial level had been acknowledged when India’s Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha and Sri Lanka’s Economic Reforms, Science and Technology Minister Milinda Moragoda met in Washington last week on the sidelines of meetings of the IMF and World Bank...
04/05/2002 – Daily Mirror
New image for NLB
Minister of Economic Reforms Milinda Moragoda..launched a programme…with certain causes such as preservation of places of historical importance, anti-drug programmes and child protection projects…lottery money had largely been used for the board's own promotional work and for propaganda work of the government during the PA regime....
09/05/2002 – Daily News
Make budget work according to your advantage – Milinda tells exporters, importers
…Minister Milinda Moragoda said…addressing a seminar…We can take globalisation as an opportunity…our human resources, our technical abilities and our entrepreneurial skills can give us a real advantage in creating an ICT centre for Southern Asia.
19/05/2002 – Sunday Leader
Trinco oil tank farm of India
The government will this week approve a proposal to lease the Trincomalee oil tank farms to the Indian government owned company Indian Oil. This decision was taken by Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe after extensive talks with India, both personally as well as through Economic Reforms Minister Milinda Moragoda…