Public Service :
The Government yesterday reiterated that it had no intention of
curtailing benefits and rights enjoyed by public servants. “If the
Government takes any action, it would be for the benefit of the
public sector and not vice-versa,” Media Minister Lakshman Yapa
FM tells International Community:
Take punitive action against LTTE
Foreign Minister Rohitha Bogollagama told Parliament yesterday the
international community should reach a crescendo in calling on the
LTTE to lay down arms and allow the people to leave the safe zone,
in the absence of which punitive measures would follow.
Care for IDPs:
UN welcomes Govt plan
The United Nations advocate for displaced persons today called for
urgent measures to save civilians trapped in a tiny pocket of
northern Sri Lanka by fighting between the Government and the LTTE.