‘National rejuvenation getting into top gear’ -
People allowed to travel freely in North
Their members were encouraged to pursue
democratic activities. Many of them are now involved in mainstream
politics, and some are involved in other peaceful social activities.
Another essential step was the removal of the various restrictions
that used to be in place as a result of the conflict.
Women in politics
At a press conference on Thursday, regarding the
presentation to President Mahinda Rajapaksa of the Sri Lankan
Women's Agenda on Peace, Security and Development, Parliamentarian
Rosy Senanayake said that the number of women in Parliament should
rise to at least 20 percent.
Ampara, the leader in development
Ampara which get battered during most parts of
the year alternatively by scorching sun and by heavy rains was
considered since the ancient times as the golden land and the food
basin of the country. Ampara District situated in the Southern part
of the Eastern Province is rich in fertile soil and covers a land
area of 44314 sq.k.m.