President urges staffers of National airline:
Overcome challenges to make SriLankan strong and viable
PRESIDENT Mahinda Rajapaksa urged SriLankan
Airlines staff to overcome daunting challenges ahead and establish a
strong and viable air travel service which would be of yeoman
service to all Sri Lankans.
No Constitutional amendments needed for GSP+
The Government yesterday categorically stated
that no Constitutional Amendments are needed to qualify for GSP Plus
status from the European Union.
Tigers occupy Madhu Church, priests remove statue
Priests at the world renowned Madhu Church
yesterday conveyed the Sacred Statue of Our Lady of Madhu to a safer
place following a virtual takeover of the Church premises by the
LTTE, reports from uncleared areas said.
Lanka to brief international community at UNHRC
Sri Lanka intends to use the upcoming Universal
Periodic Review process at the UNHRC in May, as a platform to brief
the international community regarding the Government’s measures to
address human rights concerns in the country.