|Monday, 24 June 2002|
|Today's Top Stories||NEWS|
Navy, LTTE, SLMM request impartial inquiry into Kayts incident
by Ranga Jayasuriya
Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission Chief Gen. Trond Furuhovde on Saturday
demanded an independent commission to probe into the alleged attack on two
LTTE political cadres in Kayts. The demand was made at a meeting with the
Director General of the Peace Secretariat Bernard Goonatilleke and
Economic Affairs Minister Milinda Moragoda.
Let us be committed to achieve peace - Prime Minister
Prime Minister Wickremesinghe in a Poson message said: "It was on
Poson Day that Buddhism, a great philosophy based on rationality and
virtue was brought to Sri Lanka. It was a memorable and a historic day for
the world and for Sri Lankan Buddhists in particular.
President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga in her Poson message says
that the Poson Poya is an ideal opportunity for all Sri Lankan Buddhists
to resolve protect Buddhism and our noble culture.
Ban on improper attire in sacred cities
from Ananda Pathiraja in Anuradhapura
All visitors who wear any form of indecent dress will be
refused entry to the Anuradhapura and Mihintale sacred areas during this
Poson season, Police warned the public yesterday.