Saturday, 1st November 2014

Letters

  Gotabhaya Rajapaksa transformed Colombo city from worst to best in South Asia Defence and Urban Development Ministry Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa has painstakingly converted Colombo to a better place for living, with the creation of a beautiful environment in the form of parks, walkways, lighting systems and attractive buildings like those that have come up at the former Race Course. Colombo upto now, has been a city with an offensive smell which resembled a cesspool from where stench emanated from mountains of contaminated garbage, waste strewn all over the streets, roads and by-roads,...
Muslim saints were honoured by ancient Sinhala kings President Mahinda Rajapaksa extended his hands of sincerity to all communities including Muslims, who have had very close ties with the Sinhalese from ancient times. It is common knowledge that the President has given encouragement to Muslims in all aspects possible and that the co-operation and understanding that exist between the two communities now, are as never before. We see shrines of the Muslims, commonly known as mosques, dotted all over the country, in the closeness of the jungle, in rocky habitations and even in the heart of...
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