WATCH: How Sirimavo's "Craze" For Nationalization Chased Away Some Of The World's Biggest Oil Companies From Sri Lanka

Many people talk about the virtues of "nationalization" mainly carried out by the SLFP-led life wing coalitions during the period between 1956 and 1977. In this video, we shed light on how such short-sighted policies chased away some of the world's largest oil companies in Sri Lanka and how Singapore invited them turning in a bid to become an energy hub in the region.

Watch the excerpt from Rasika Jayakody's podcast: