|Saturday, 3 August 2002|
|Today's Top Stories||NEWS|
Cheaper IDD, mobile incoming free : New policy for better connectivity
Overseas phone calls will be cheaper, and incoming calls on mobile
phones free under the government's new telecommunication policy currently
under implementation officials said yesterday.
Samurdhi provides valuable service to the poor - PM
by Uditha Kumarasinghe
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday observed that at a time
the country was facing economic difficulty and shouldering a debt burden,
the Samurdhi movement played a key role without being a strain on the
state coffers in providing a valuable service to the poor.
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has directed to distribute free
school text books within the first week of the first term, in January next