Communities living in peace and amity - Prime Minister
Sri Lanka today is facing a terrorist problem
rather than an ethnic problem. Sinhala, Tamil and Muslim communities
are living in peace and amity throughout the country while a band of
terrorists have taken the law into their own hands in a small part
of the North trying to portray Sri Lankans as barbarians to the
outside world, said Prime Minister Ratnasiri Wickremanayake.
Lanka-India bilateral proposals vital for agricultural revival -
Agricultural Development Minister
Agricultural Development and Agrarian Services
Minister Maithripala Sirisena said one of the thrust areas of the
Government is to develop capacities of scientific institutions for
sustainable development of the Sri Lankan agricultural sector.
Support for concept of South Asian Parliament - Speaker
Sri Lanka supports the concept of a South Asian
Parliament which would create a common platform for policy makers to
address issues of regional concern, Speaker W.J.M. Lokubandara said
addressing a gathering of South Asian Parliamentarians in Shimla,
India on Saturday.