Director-GeneralAsanga Abeyagoonasekera of the Institute of National Security Studies Sri Lanka was invited by FRS (Fondation pour la Recherche Strategique) a leading strategic think tank in Paris to discuss his recent book ‘Sri Lanka at Crossroads’ on the 5th September 2019. The book was reviewed by Dr Frederic Grare Charge de Mission Indian Ocean from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Chaired by Dr.Gilles Boquerat Associate Fellow of FRS. Dr.Grare commended the analytical depth of the publication as one of the important works from a Sri Lankan academic articulating the geopolitical challenges and foreign relations of Sri Lanka.
The event was attended by the general public, academics and diplomats including Sri Lankan Ambassador to France HE. Buddhi Athauda. ‘Sri Lanka at Crossroads (2019)’ published by World Scientific Singapore was the first Sri Lankan book to be discussed at FRS Paris.