Democracy vibrant in Lanka despite conflict
European MP tells EU President :
Notwithstanding 26 years of conflict and bloody
separatist suicide terrorism, Sri Lanka still functions as a mature
open democracy where the rule of law prevails and where even the
main political parties have agreed to cooperate to advance the
national interest and national security, European Parliament Member
Nirj Deva has stated in a letter to German Chancellor Dr. Angela
Merkel, the current President of the EU.
Consider country's interest first, President tells media
President Mahinda Rajapaksa yesterday stressed
that the media should consider the country's interest first
regardless of any political or other differences.
TRO frontliner to seek asylum in UK?
Sources close to the LTTE in the UK confirm that
Executive Director of Tamil Rehabilitation Organisation (TRO) K. P.
Reggie is planning to apply for political asylum in the United