Mangala’s staff meets President
The members of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party and
the Local Government bodies in the Matara district who were
supporting former Minister Mangala Samaraweera yesterday called on
President Mahinda Rajapaksa at Temple Trees.
Govt policies enabled us to stand on our feet - PM
Prime Minister Ratnasiri Wickramanayaka told Parliament yesterday
that when the entire world has faced a global economic recession, we
have been able to stand on our own feet due to the sound policies
adopted by the Government to manage the country’s economy.
No talks with IMF to prune public service - Minister
Public Administration and Home Affairs Minister Dr. Sarath Amunugama
told Parliament yesterday that there were no discussions with the
International Monetary Fund (IMF) on truncating the public service.
Jeyaraj had a political vision and mission - President
The untimely death and the loss of Jeyaraj Fernandopulle will be
profoundly felt at this time, when his terrorist assassins have been
defeated in toto and his services are best required and demanded for
the country, said President Mahinda Rajapaksa when he addressed the
first year commemoration ceremony of the late Minister Jeyaraj
Fernandopulle at the Presidential Secretariat yesterday.