Saturday, 20th December 2014

Political

  • President tells Tamil leaders at Kilinochchi rally
President Mahinda Rajapaksa who received a rousing welcome from the people of Kilinochchi at the rally at the Kilinochchi Public Grounds is seen addressing a section of the massive gathering. Pictures by Sudath Silva
President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Thursday called upon Tamil leaders to join hands with the government to rebuild the Motherland. The President was addressing thousands of people who gathered at the Kilinochchi Public Grounds to ensure his victory at the forthcoming Presidential election. "The government's main aim is to join hands with all leaders in the country for the nation's forward march to make the lives of the people more secure and comfortable," the President said. The President stressed that the UPFA government led by him has made arrangements to provide everything that should be given...
This government has provided much relief to public servants, said Public Administration and Home Affairs Minister W.D.J.Seneviratne. Addressing the media at the SLFP Headquarters yesterday, Minister Seneviratne said the common opposition is making various empty promises to public servants which they cannot carry out practically. "By doing so, they are trying to obtain their postal votes in the 2015 Presidential election which will take place on December 23 and 24," he said. Seneviratne said the common opposition currently makes baseless allegations claiming that public servants are facing...