Record investment influx tops US$ 2.5 b
Western Province growth on par with China:
The Board of Investment has approved foreign
investments to the tune of US$ 2.5 billion for the first four months
of the year, creating an all-time record. "This is a clear
indication of investor confidence," said Minister of Enterprise
Development and investment Promotion Dr. Sarath Amunugama.
President should continue quest to protect country, say Chief
The Malwatte and Asgiriya Prelates yesterday
commended the manner in which President Mahinda Rajapaksa is
steering the ship of State when he called on them at their Viharayas
and received their blessings.
LTTE torches bus carrying schoolchildren
The LTTE set fire to an SLCTB bus in Jaffna
after ordering its passengers to get out last morning. The bus
belonging to the Kondavil depot was plying from Maradanamadam to
Urimpirai when it was forced to stop at a point on the Palai main
road by a group of LTTEers riding motorcycles.