Norway should be neutral - TULF
Tamil United Liberation Front President V.
Anandasangaree has criticised Norway, saying the country should not
mar its neutral role as a facilitator by entertaining the LTTE team
in Oslo after their presence in Geneva.
Lanka-Pakistan leaders to discuss range of issues
SRI LANKA and Pakistan are seeking to strengthen
their close ties with the planned visit of President Mahinda
Rajapakse at end March, officials said. "This visit will begin from
the 31st," said High Commission spokesman Zahoor Baralas.
Oil deposits: Bidding to open in July
THE Government has decided to open oil
exploration along Sri Lanka's sea belt for bidding in July this
year. Transport and Petroleum Resources Development Minister A.H.M.
Fowzie told the Daily News that local and foreign investors will be
six months to bid for the venture.