Kilinochchi will be regained by year-end - President
President Mahinda Rajapaksa ruled out a ceasefire
with the Tigers and said troops were on track to capture the Tigers’
political capital by the end of the year. President Rajapaksa said
Forces were advancing “very satisfactorily” and should take
Kilinochchi by December.
Political Parties Bill to Cabinet today
Chairman of the Parliamentary Select Committee
on Electoral Reforms, Minister of Urban Development and Sacred Area
Development Dinesh Gunawardena will present two landmark Draft Bills
for the approval of the Cabinet of Ministers at its weekly meeting
Govt takes steps towards Northern LG Polls
The Government is going ahead with steps to
amend the Provincial Councils (Special Provisions) Act to pave the
way for holding Local Government elections in the Northern Province.