LTTE will never be able to achieve its goals - PM
The LTTE made suicide attempts on the lives of
Army Commander, Defence Secretary and the Former Pakistani High
Commissioner. In addition, so many intelligence officials connected
to the Army were murdered. The Galle harbour was attacked by the
LTTE. All these incidents put together demanded that a new course of
action to face these challenges. As a responsible Government we
could not keep our eyes closed.
Motor traffic accidents and drivers' health
Motor traffic accidents could be considered the
major cause of traumatic deaths in Sri Lanka today. On an average
six to seven people die each day due to road accidents and on
special occasions, the numbers go up to 40-50. In addition to the
deaths those who sustain severe injuries exceed 3000-4000 per month
and some of them end up with permanent disabilities.