|Monday, 2 September 2002|
|Today's Top Stories||NEWS|
Meetings in Kilinochchi, London ahead of Sept 16: Peace moves gather pace
Prime Minister's Secretary Bradman Weerakoon held talks with LTTE
political wing chief S.P. Thamilchelvam yesterday as Sri Lanka Muslim
Congress Leader Minister Rauff Hakeem flew to London for talks with LTTE
Chief Negotiator Anton Balasingham.
Parliament will not be dissolved - President
From Sarath Samaranayake in Kandy
The UNP is now trying to curb Presidential powers having failed to
tarnish her image with the vehicles and handbag issues, said President
Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga yesterday.
Lanka seeks more jobs in Hong Kong
by Ravi Ladduwahetty
Labour and Employment Minister Mahinda Samarasinghe left for Hong Kong
last night on a three day tour to explore more opportunities for Sri
Lankan migrant workers in the Special Administrative Region.
President opposes lifting of LTTE ban before talks
President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga has opposed the lifting of
the ban on the LTTE before the commencement of peace talks, and the
granting of an interim administration before consensus is reached on core