Parliamentarian Mr R. Sampanthan, the Leader of Tamil National Alliance has sent an epistle to Mrs Hillery Clinton the U.S. State Secretary, requesting her to follow a tough policy during the Human Rights Convention in Geneva, to do justice to the Tamil community in Sri Lanka. While appreciating U.S.A. for the service done to his community, he has mentioned that, further assistance is needed from U.S.A. in future, to fulfill justice to the Tamil People. By this letter he also expects that, U.S.A. will further assist regarding the L.L.R.C. report, and for a political solution with a reasonable division of power. Mr Sampanthan has sent this letter, following the request made by U.S.A., to take a vote on the proposal regarding Sri Lanka, on the 22nd of March during the Human Rights Convention in Geneva.
It is reported that Narada Dissanayake, son of the Minister of higher education S B Dissanayake has been appointed as the Co Organizer of Hanguranketha seat. Jayaratne Dissanayake is the organizer of the seat at present.
The third term of the schools starts today. Few schools where the paper markings are done will be re-opened later.
The Chief of the UNP media unit, parliamentarian Mangala Samaraweera has left for London. He has done this to oppose the decision taken by the leader Ranil Wickramasinghe to give the Deputy Leadership to Sajith Premadasa. No sooner Sajith Premadasa is appointed as the Deputy Leader the VIP board will be dissolved.
A former Secretary General of parliament Sam Wijesinghe has passed away. He was 93 years old at the time of passing away at his residence.
Indian government has decided to review the free trade agreement between Sri Lanka and India signed in the year 2000. The transaction value between the two countries have exceeded USD 5 billion. Though the two countries discussed to sign another agreement, it was unsuccessful. Few organizations pointed out that the condition of the previous agreement […]