EU pledges impartial GSP+ review
The European Union yesterday stressed that no
pre-decision has been taken on Lanka's GSP Plus status and the
assessment process will be fair and impartial.
Donors should channel aid direct to recipient nations -
Donor nations or agencies should not take the
political and global objectives of the recipient country into
consideration when granting aid to a country, said President Mahinda
Rajapaksa when he addressed the Commonwealth Heads of States meeting
on Reform on International Institutions at the Commonwealth
Secretariat in London on Tuesday.
LTTE bid on Navy outpost foiled
Sea Tiger leader among the dead:
The Navy successfully foiled another LTTE attempt
to breach a navy outpost in the Erikkilampitty coastal area in
Mannar yesterday killing six Sea Tiger cadres including a sea
operations leader and also destroyed a boat.