Sri Lanka Envoy to Turkey Pakeer Amza Praises the Book

Tamil Tiger's Debt to the USASri Lanka’s ambassador to Turkey Pakeer Mohideen Amza, in a communication to the author Daya Gamage, commending him for bringing out a ‘timely product’ remarked he was “amazed the wealth of knowledge so far I gathered from the book and highly impressed the analytical skill that you possess.”

The ambassador, a career diplomat who previously assigned to the European Union, noting the theme of the book said “Further it stresses the importance of understanding the nuances that are required when dealing with powerful countries.”

Here is the full text of the message the author received from Ambassador Amza:

I have done almost 100pages by now and from the flow I can tell you that it’s a timely product. Further it stresses the importance of understanding the nuances that are required when dealing with powerful countries. I am amazed the wealth of knowledge so far I gathered from the book and highly impressed the analytical skill that you posses.

I also want to congratulate you for your decision to acknowledge the services rendered by KT for his battle all these years against the LTTE brutality. As I am someone known him from my Chennai days his contribution in portraying the LTTE atrocities is second to none.

Let me also thank you very sincerely for the chapter dedicated to me. I truly appreciate your gesture. Being a product of Sri Lanka’s free education I am happy of what I did in all my postings and will do my utmost in the years to come.