|Saturday, 22 February 2003|
|Today's Top Stories||NEWS|
Dramatic reduction in international call charges soon
A substantial reduction in overseas telephone calls is likely beginning
from the middle of this year according to a new agreement the government
will sign with telecommunications service providers shortly.
Non-Aligned Movement summit begins on Monday
From Nandana S. Talagune in Kuala Lumpur
The Non-Aligned Movement Summit began with the senior NAM officials
meeting on Thursday at the Putra World Trade Centre.
Indian tycoon to invest Rs. 4 billion here
by Ravi Ladduwahetty
Renowned business magnate and Indian Member of Parliament Dr. Vijaya
Mallya will invest Rs. 4 billion in Sri Lanka for the manufacture of
combat craft together with radio and television sets for the Sri Lankan
and Indian markets.
PM happy with progress but cautions that peace is still a long way off
Prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said yesterday he was satisfied
with progress on the peace process with the LTTE, but cautioned a final
settlement to the conflict was still a long way off.