In developing country’s economy:
No foreign powers could dictate to us
‘Our working people are intelligent and
No foreign powers could dictate to us or impose
conditions on how to develop our economy, said President Mahinda
Rajapaksa addressing a May Day commemoration meeting held at Temple
Trees, Colombo yesterday with the participation of constituent
parties of the United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) under the
theme ‘Let us work and build the country’.
Providing facilities to civilian influx :
Govt has full potential
Senior Presidential Advisor Basil Rajapaksa MP
yesterday said the Government has full potential to meet the
requirement of the civilians who fled from the clutches of
terrorists. He said the Government provides more than sixty litres
of water per person which is much above the international standard.
Troops advance further south:
Another earth bund captured
Two huge explosions in NFZ:
The advance of the troops towards the remaining
areas under the control of the LTTE is set to be expedited with the
58 Division troops capturing another earth bund yesterday paving the
way for the 53 Division advancing along the A-35 road to join with
the 58 Division and advance further southwards in the No Fire Zone,
military officials told the Daily News yesterday.
Navy destroys three Tiger boats
The Navy destroyed three Sea Tiger boats
including two suicide boats killing at least 23 LTTE cadres in a
pre-down attack in the seas off Mullaitivu yesterday.