Archive for June 29th, 2009

Presidential Ambitions & Development Programmes Commence at the Gateway!

Monday, June 29th, 2009

Prof. Hudson McLean The following article is extremely relevant in light of the process of development expected by the citizens of Sri Lanka. The airport ordeal – Promoting tourism or Chasing tourists away. Posted on June 28th, 2009 LankaWeb By Tissa Jayaweera Chairman International Chamber of Commerce http://www.lankaweb.com/news/items/2009/06/28/the-airport-ordeal-promoting-tourism-or-chasing-tourists-away/ Whilst the President is now moving forward […]

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Why should the BBC reporter raise his eye brows over increasing the size of the Sri Lanka Armed Forces ?

Monday, June 29th, 2009

By Charles.S.Perera  BBC does not seem to have changed its perverted reporting with the aim to divide people and create dissention among them. Take any of the articles on Sri Lanka in the BBC News website, and there is none without reference to the “Sinhala Majority” , or ” Sinhala Buddhist Governments “, followed by […]

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LTTE SAYS IT WILL USE POLITICAL MEANS TO ACHIEVE ITS GOALS BUT REFUSES TO ENTER AN ELECTION PROCESS TO DO SO.

Monday, June 29th, 2009

By Walter Jayawardhana The Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam new leader K. Pathmanathan alias KP said that his outfit would fight for his past separatist goals “through political means” but refused to enter any elections in Sri Lanka to do so.  In an interview with India Today’s Rajesh Sundaram the LTTE’s past arms procurer and […]

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SRI LANKAN TRADE MINISTER PREDICTS INVESTMENT GROWTH DURING U.S. VISIT

Monday, June 29th, 2009

Media Release – Embassy of Sri Lanka, Washington DC Prof. G. L. Peiris, Minister of Export Development and International Trade visited New York and Washington DC last week to encourage United Nations and U.S. government support for the post-conflict economic projects and foreign investment. Prof. Peris met with Susan Rice, U.S. Ambassador to the United […]

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Navi Pillai makes talks difficult for Sri Lanka

Monday, June 29th, 2009

By Dianne Silva Courtesy Daily Mirror Human Rights Minister Mahinda Samarasinghe said the newly appointed United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navi Pillai was making it difficult for Sri Lanka to engage in dialogue with the office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights. “Her statements have not made it easier for us […]

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Who is responsible for Dengue?

Monday, June 29th, 2009

By Dr. Mrs. Mareena Thaha Reffai Vanderwert Place, Dehiwela. The government seems to be taking genuine strong measures to curb the dengue menace by checking backyards house to house, imposing fines, imprisoning culprits of negligence and what not. However, at least in the city of Colombo and suburbs, the mosquitoes must be laughing all the […]

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