Archive for July, 2009

KP BLAMES POLITICAL FRIENDS OF PRABHAKARAN FOR NOT ACCEPTING HIS DEATH AND BLOOD RELATIVES FOR NOT RECEIVING HIS REMAINS

Friday, July 31st, 2009

By Walter Jayawardhana  The former arms procurer of the LTTE blamed Prabhakaran’s political friends Vaiko and Nedumaran for not accepting his death and Prabhakaran’s blood relatives for not coming forward to receive his mortal remains.   Speaking from an undisclosed country in Europe Selvarasa Pathmanathan  alias KP  blamed the Indian supporters of the late LTTE leader, […]

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TULF Leader Ananda Sangaree – Is he trying to fit in to Prabakaran’s shoes to implement 13A?

Friday, July 31st, 2009

Written by Sellakapu S Upasiri de Silva. I had a very healthy appetite to read letters and articles written by the TULF Leader Mr. Ananda Sangaree and I never missed any of his writing, as his writing indicated that he is a moderate Tamil leader trying to settle the terror war created by Prabakaran, the […]

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13th amendment will not appease the North and the East

Thursday, July 30th, 2009

Gomin Dayasri Courtesy The Daily Mirror The 13th Amendment has been in existence for over 20 years and it has brought no relief to Sri Lanka. Nobody has a word of praise for it except the few politicians who have obtained office under its dispensation and enjoy the perks associated with such office. None see […]

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FUNDS – Will it land on Economic Bermuda Triangle again?……..Hope not.

Thursday, July 30th, 2009

Piyal Samarakone  Waste “”…” Corruption “”…” Malpractice Repetition of above will prove once more amount is only mere figures when they land on hands of political swindlers. Over the years Sri Lanka as being developed or under developed country fell on mercy lap of developed rich world and enjoyed periodic loans & aids enough and […]

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EMBASSY OF SRI LANKA HOSTS “DELIGHTFUL EVENING OF SRI LANKAN CULTURE” WITH INTERNATIONAL CLUB OF DC

Thursday, July 30th, 2009

Embassy of Sri Lanka Washington DC Members of the International Club of DC were hosted by Ambassador Jaliya Wickramasuriya and Mrs. Wickramasuriya at their elegant Embassy Row Residence on Saturday, July 25, 2009. The well attended event was filled with enthusiasts from a range of countries, who were treated to sights, sounds and tastes of […]

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Britain- all the Superpowers You do have blood on your hands wherever you went

Wednesday, July 29th, 2009

By Garvin Karunaratne, Ph.D. formerly of the Srilanka Administrative Service The IMF voting on 24 th June 2009  granted the loan applied for by Sri Lanka. However this incident was marred by Western Superpowers- the USA, Britain and France abstaining from voting.  It is well known that these Superpowers led by France and Britain  were […]

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BAHRAIN TO PUMP IN HUGE DOSES OF INVESTMENTS TO SRI LANKA BOTH BY STATE AND PRIVATE SECTORS

Wednesday, July 29th, 2009

By Walter Jayawardhana (Photos by Sudath Silva) Bahrain, has agreed with Sri Lanka to pump in huge amount of investments into the South Asian country to boost up its economy  by launching economic and trade ventures by government and private sectors alike. The Prime Minister of Bahrain who was on a three day state visit […]

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Dump the 13th amendment, the product of an illegal and immoral agreement

Wednesday, July 29th, 2009

Ben Silva The tremendous contribution made by DJ in defending Sri Lanka has to be acknowledged and several have already done so. There is a flaw in the logic of those who support the 13th amendment. DJ and Prof Witharana have flawed thinking, as they assume that the world consist of ideal humans. It is […]

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His Highness Shaikh Khalifa Bin Salman Al-Khalifa, the Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Bahrain assures support to “rebuild” Sri Lanka.

Wednesday, July 29th, 2009

Public Communications Division Ministry of Foreign Affairs Foreign Minister Rohitha Bogollagama during a courtesy call on His Highness Shaikh Khalifa Bin Salman Al-Khalifa, the Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Bahrain on 28th July 2009 stated that the Government of Sri Lanka was appreciative of the support rendered by the Kingdom of Bahrain which proved […]

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CAN WE GET OUR COUNTRY BACK?

Wednesday, July 29th, 2009

ASOKA S   So President Rajapaksha was ceremonially opening a state of the art Archeological museum on the 5th century AD Lion Rock Sigiriya. It is indeed fascinating to go back in the long memory lane back by 1600 years and visualize what life in ancient Lanka would have looked like during this era. To […]

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SIGIRIYA LIKE HISTORICAL MONUMENTS GIVE POWER AND COURAGE TO BUILD THIS NATION NOW SAYS PRESIDENT OPENING MUSEUM

Tuesday, July 28th, 2009

By Walter Jayawardhana President Mahinda Rajapaksa said, important monuments like the Lion Rock Sigiriya, of the 5th century AD that belonged to the magnificent Anuradhapura era gives the nation immense power and courage to build our nation now. He was speaking after declaring open an ultra modern archeological museum built with Japanese assistance at Sigiriya […]

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Sri Lanka & IMF Loan

Tuesday, July 28th, 2009

Asoka Weerasinghe Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester . Ontario . K1J 6G1 . Canada July 27, 2009 Honourable Stephen Timms, MP Financial Secretary to the Treasury House of Commons Westminster London, UK By e-mail Dear Stephen Timms: The world in 1955 was a pretty good place I thought.    A courageous one at that when the […]

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IMF Loan Approval Is A Nod Of Assent And A Show Of Confidence Towards The Government.

Tuesday, July 28th, 2009

LankaWeb Editorial July28th 2009 The previous editorial was captioned “Message To All Harbingers Of Doom And Ill Wishers Of Sri Lanka~ BACK OFF!” While reiterating this suggestion it has to be noted with much enthusiasm that on an even note all the calls for a waiving of the IMF Loan to Sri Lanka have been […]

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Lankaweb article on ‘Black July’ – Needs Addendum

Tuesday, July 28th, 2009

Dr. A Samaraweera. Dear Editor,   This lengthy article (ref. below) that appeared in ‘Lankaweb’ of July 26th, along with many others that were published on the same topic, have missed out on a crucial factor which appeared only as a ‘blip’ in the massive outpourings that occurred from the begining of this year on the Sri Lankan conflict .    Some may not […]

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In Defence of Dayan Jayatilleke.

Tuesday, July 28th, 2009

By Charles.S.Perera Of course Dayan Jayatileke needs no one to defend him.  Least of all me, as I do not know Dayan Jayatilleke, I have seen him only in media images and heard him on video clips. But I have read some of his articles on various subjects appearing in the websites.  I like his […]

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INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND SAYS THE LOAN IS A DIRECT ENDORSEMENT RECOGNIZING SRI LANKA’S ECONOMIC POLICIES

Tuesday, July 28th, 2009

By Walter Jayawardhana International Monetary Fund’s Mission Chief for Sri Lanka in Washington, Brian Aitken accepted the statement of the Sri Lanka Central Bank that the recent approval of USD 2.6 billion is a direct endorsement recognizing the Sri Lanka government’s economic policies by the international lending institution.  Aitken said in Washington, “the IMF Board […]

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US ANNOUNCES US $ 8 MILLION TO RESETTLE IDP S IN SRI LANKA

Monday, July 27th, 2009

By Walter Jayawardhana The United States announced it would grant US $ 8 million to help hasten the internally displaced persons now living in government camps.  The US Assistant Secretary of state for refugees, Eric P. Schwartz who visited the Manik Farm , in Vavuniya  made the announcement and said that the US was granting this […]

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SRI LANKA ACCEPTS CHAIRMANSHIP OF G-15

Monday, July 27th, 2009

The Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka to the United Nations Office at Geneva Sri Lanka has accepted the Chairmanship of the Group of Fifteen, a coalition of 18 developing countries established to develop what Member countries perceived as the considerable potential for greater and mutually beneficial cooperation among developing countries, especially in the areas of […]

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Indian RAW Agents attempted to meet KP at undisclosed location

Monday, July 27th, 2009

By Special Intel correspondent  It is being alleged from Intelligence sources that India’s dreaded Intelligence agency Research & Analysis Wing (RAW) agents have made several attempts to meet up with the newly self-proclaimed Tamil Tiger chief Pathmanaban popularly known as “KP”. Several LTTE agents from Canada have flown over to South-Asia recently to meet up […]

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CPA and other NGOs had no interest in next of kin of deceased —- Commission ReportCPA and other NGOs had no interest in next of kin of deceased —- Commission Report

Monday, July 27th, 2009

Courtesy : Lakbima News CONSPIRACY BY COUNSEL TO DISCREDIT THE COMMISSION – The justice Udalagama Presidential Commission (COI) report on human rights violations, in its recently released report, states that NGOs such as the Centre for Policy Alternatives and INFORM etc., “were more interested in satisfying their paymasters”, the foreign INGO ACF (….whose employees, 17 […]

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Central bank makes IMF deal public

Monday, July 27th, 2009

The Sri Lankan government’s economic reforms programme including targets as a precursor to the IMF loan has been made public by the Central Bank of Sri Lanka. Please click this link to get the letter of Intent   http://www.cbsl.gov.lk/pics_n_docs/latest_news/loi_25072009.pdf The executive board of the International Monetary Fund in Washington DC approved the 2.9 billion loan negotiated […]

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PRESIDENT RAJAPAKSA DECLARES OPEN NEW KATUGASTOTA BRIDGE ON A9 HIGHWAY LINKING KANDY AND JAFFNA

Sunday, July 26th, 2009

By Walter Jayawardhana President Mahinda Rajapaksa declared open a four lane new bridge spanning across River Mahaveli at Katugastota on the A9 Highway connecting the ancient capital with the Northern city of Jaffna. The 525 million bridge was built with funds granted as aid by Kuwait which gave 70 per cent of the expenditure. The […]

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GEORGE MASTER’S DAUGHTER GAYATHRI SAYS “ To say that Tamils are being persecuted in Sri Lanka is bunkum”,

Sunday, July 26th, 2009

Malin Abeyatunge The comments made by George Master’s daughter Gayathri Jude of her experience about meeting the law enforcement authorities (LEA) and their response is an open book for those LTTE apologists in the Tamil Diaspora who continues to disseminate false propaganda in  the western countries against Sri Lankan Government, its armed forces and law […]

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SEVENTY PERCENT OF MEMBER NATIONS OF IMF SUPPORT SRI LANKA TO RECOVER FROM THE WAR RAVAGES AND DEVELOP

Sunday, July 26th, 2009

By Walter Jayawardhana Britain together with her allies, USA, Germany, Argentine and France declined to vote for the loan for Sri Lanka when it was taken up at the executive Board meeting of the International Monetary Fund yesterday. Many believe, the attitude of Britain and her allies was a reflection similar somewhat to their attitude […]

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Open Letter to HE Dr Dayan Jayatillake, Sri Lanka Ambassador in Geneva

Sunday, July 26th, 2009

Vipula HE Dr Dayan jayatillake,   Could you please answer to the following questions     (1) While you are serving as a Diplomat of Sri Lanka Government, have you communicated with RAW or any other foreign intelligence organisation, by telephone, emails or by any other means?   (2) While you are serving as a […]

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Southern Express Highway

Sunday, July 26th, 2009

Aloysius Hettiarachchi, Brunei Dear Sir, Please allow me to express my views on the above mentioned project. We read about the debacle in the construction of seventy odd bridges in Matara expressway project in the media these days. According to these reports one of the bridges which were constructed recently has collapsed killing a bystander, […]

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PRESIDENT SAYS SRI LANKA DEFEATED ALL CONSPIRATORS AGAINST THE NATION WHEN SHE OBTAINED THE IMF LOAN

Saturday, July 25th, 2009

By Walter Jayawardhana President Mahinda Rajapaksa said it was a great victory for Sri Lanka to obtain the IMF loan passing the executive board hurdle defeating all conspirators against the loan within and without Sri Lanka. President Rajapaksa said “When we applied for an IMF loan certain Sri Lankan leaders brought pressure to stop it. […]

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Your Statement on Sri Lanka’s Black July

Saturday, July 25th, 2009

Asoka Weerasinghe Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester . Ontario Canada To Jack Layton, MP (NDP member for Toronto-Danforth) Leader of the New Democratic Party (NDP) House of Commons, Ottawa Dear Jack: I appreciate your courtesy to send me your Statement on Sri Lanka’s Black July of 23 July 2009.  It was another amazing expression of […]

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CONVERSION AND IT’S DANGERS TO INDIVIDUALS AND THE COUNTRY

Saturday, July 25th, 2009

A Concerned Buddhist Conversion to another Religion is being spoken of lightly by many people today without any real understanding of its dangers. What is conversion? According to the Wikepedia “Religious Conversion is the adoption of a new religious identity, or a change from one religious identity to another. Conversion implies a new reference point […]

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LARGEST ISLAMIC CONVENTION IN GREAT BRITAIN

Saturday, July 25th, 2009

AHMADIYYA MUSLIM JAMA’AT – SRI LANKA 619/4, Baseline Road, Colombo 9, Sri Lanka. The 43rd Annual Convention of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat UK began last Friday at the vast Oaklands Farm site in Alton known as “ƒ”¹…”Hadeeqatul Mahdi’. The event opened with the Friday Sermon delivered by His Holiness, Hadhrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad the world […]

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