More benefits to Lanka sought from Emirates
CHIEF GOVERNMENT WHIP Minister Jeyaraj
Fernandopulle yesterday told Parliament that the Government will
have to take alternative measures if Dubai-based Emirates does not
agree to amend the agreement with SriLankan Airlines to provide more
benefits to Sri Lanka.
MoUs with Iran will be of great value - President
WHILE consolidating the bilateral relationship
between our two countries, some of the MoUs signed with Iran will
undoubtedly be of immense value and benefit to the people and the
country as a whole, President Mahinda Rajapaksa observed.
More Lankan male migrant workers have AIDS
The number of HIV positive Sri Lankan women is
on the rise (21% in 1992 and 42% in 2006) and most of them have
contracted the virus from their husbands or male partners.