President for common SAARC voice
SAARC Parliamentarians conclave proposed:
Calls for upholding sovereignty:
President Mahinda Rajapaksa yesterday called upon
SAARC not to hesitate to build new structures and mechanisms to
enable it to reach its full potential. Addressing the 16th South
Asian Regional Summit in Thimpu, Bhutan the President said ď Let us
within our own grouping be bold enough to introspect.
PM on assuming duties says:
Unite to achieve economic, social development
Prime Minister D.M. Jayaratne yesterday stated
that it was clear that there were so much foreign influences
inimical to the country and that all should unite irrespective of
their political and other differences to overcome all such obstacles
in achieving economic and social development.
Rukmanís exclusion irks Choksy Jnr
National List paves way intellectuals to enter
The National List has been created by President
Ranasinghe Premadasa for intellectuals who are not cut out to get to
the grassroots levels and campaign because they are persons who are
professionals engaged in a profession or vocation.