China will stand by Sri Lanka against terrorism
President Hu Jintao of the People's Republic of
China assured President Mahinda Rajapaksa that China will stand by
Sri Lanka in its efforts to counter terrorism. This assurance was
given when the two Presidents met at Yalong Bay Resort in the Hainan
Province of China yesterday.
Jeyaraj: An emotional final journey
Highways and Road Development Minister Jeyaraj
Fernandopulle, who was brutally assassinated by the LTTE on Sunday,
bid adieu to the Nation yesterday. A large crowd had gathered at the
Jeyaraj Fernandopulle playground in Welihena, Kochchikade to bid
farewell to their beloved leader.
First terror attack on sporting event since Munich deplored
The terrorists have become brutal enough to
attack a sports event like a Marathon. The last such attack was in
1972 in Munich and according to accepted principles even terrorists
do not attack sport events, Media and Information Minister Anura
Priyadharsahana Yapa said.