Prime Minister

Dinner event with Hon. Prime Minister [July 27, 2016]

Hon. Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, Sri Lanka’s progressive leader, attended the Horton Debate Society to meet the business elite. He spoke about plans for electoral reforms, crucial constitutional amendments and initiatives to develop the economy. Off-the-record comments and the opportunity …

Chandrika Bandaranaike

HE Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga [July 13, 2016]

Eloquent Former President HE Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga took center stage at the Horton Debate Society this month as she explained problems of moral decay, education and Sri Lanka’s current political set up, and shared some of the challenging experiences during …

Jürgen Morhard

HE Dr Jürgen Morhard, the German Ambassador [June 27, 2016]

It was an excellent discussion with HE Dr Jürgen Morhard, the German Ambassador, Hon Nirj Deva Aditya MEP and several high profile guests including the Prime Minister’s brother Channa Wickremesinghe and the Turkish ambassador HE Tunca Özçuhadar under Chatham House …

Y.K. Sinha

His Excellency Y.K. Sinha, the Indian High Commissioner [May 20, 2016]

His Excellency Y.K. Sinha, the Indian High Commissioner to Sri Lanka, gave Horton Debate members a fascinating explanation of the geopolitics at play in the Indian Ocean. Under Chatham house rules, which is the format for every Q&A, his off-the-record …

HE James Dauris

British High Commissioner HE James Dauris

Another high-profile dinner event at the Grande Gourmet! Meet HE James Dauris, the British High Commissioner to Sri Lanka and Maldives. Patron of the Society Nirj Deva Aditya will lead a Q&A on Brexit. Dauris was previously Ambassador to Peru, …