|Saturday, 14 September 2002|
|Today's Top Stories||NEWS|
Government delegation leaves for Thailand today : Wide range of issues up for discussion at peace talks
by Bharatha Malawaraarachchi and Rajmi Manatunga
Peace talks in Thailand between the government and the LTTE, which
begins on Monday will cover a broad range of issues in the backdrop of a
sharp reduction in ceasefire violations at home.
Government refutes President's charges
Defence Minister Tilak Marapana yesterday assured President Chandrika
Bandaranaike Kumaratunga that the Ministry of Defence has in no way
permitted the LTTE to continue unabated serious violations of the
Memorandum of Understanding .
Govt to lease part of oil refinery
by Ravi Ladduwahetty and Uditha Kumarasinghe
The Government is to lease a section of the Sapugaskanda Oil Refinery
to Global Energy and Industrial Operations Inc. (GEIO) of USA.