Lanka tells UNESCO:
Retract statement on VoT
The Government has registered its strong protest
at the recent statement made by the Director General of UNESCO
Koichiro Matsuura, in which he has "condemned" the air strike on the
Voice of Tigers radio station, which has been described as a
"civilian" radio station.
Forces help hospitals run smoothly
The Health Ministry yesterday took steps to
deploy Security Forces personnel at hospitals following the strike
action by a number of health unions which disregarded a court order.
Over 1,800 already released - Chief Govt Whip
Chief Government Whip Minister Jeyaraj
Fernandopulle yesterday told Parliament that of the 2,184 persons
arrested by the Security Forces over the weekend, over 1,800 persons
have already been released after questioning.