Defeat terrorism and communalism
President appeals to masses:
PRESIDENT Mahinda Rajapaksa yesterday called for
the defeat of both terrorism and communalism in all their
manifestations. “We are now swimming upstream against racism. Our
Nation is now fully prepared and accustomed to handle and endure the
situation, as a multi-racial society.
President deplores Opposition attempts to block GSP Plus
PRESIDENT Mahinda Rajapaksa said he was dismayed
that some political leaders are damaging Sri Lanka’s case by
irresponsible behaviour at a time when the Government is working
hard to get GSP+ benefits for the country.
Three police teams investigate attack on journalist
Three Police teams are conducting a full
investigation into the abduction and attack on Keith Noyahr, Deputy
Editor of The Nation, Senior DIG, N.K. Illangakoon said.