India-Lanka hail excellent ties
President briefs Indian PM on search for
settlement, battle against terror:
INDIAN Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh has
commended the excellent relations between India and Sri Lanka during
an hour-long meeting with President Mahinda Rajapaksa in New Delhi.
Arbour’s concerns already addressed -HR Minister
THE Ministry of Disaster Management and Human
Rights yesterday said that several key issues raised by the UN High
Commissioner for Human Rights Louise Arbour in her press release,
were areas which the Government had already initiated action.
Fertiliser from Lanka Phosphate
THE historic event of producing fertiliser for
the first time by Lanka Phosphate Ltd will be inaugurated today at
the Eppawala site which would bring revenue to the Government.
Concessions for South Indian film producers
THE Sri Lankan Government is favourably
considering South Indian film producers’ request to grant special
considerations for Indian film producers using Sri Lanka as a
location to film their movies, National Film Corporation said.