Blair interrupts holiday to meet President Rajapaksa
The entire discussion was conducted in a very warm
manner - Dr. Palitha Kohona
President Mahinda Rajapaksa met British Prime
Minister Tony Blair at his country residence Chequers yesterday.
Chequers has been historically occupied by British Prime Ministers as
their holiday residence.
UNP 60th anniversary today
The UNP on the instructions of Party and Opposition
Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe has planned an elaborate program to mark its
60th anniversary which falls on September 1.
UNP response shortly
The United National Party (UNP) is shortly expected
to respond positively to the Government's request to offer its
cooperation in solving the ethnic conflict, party officials said.