Completion of de-mining process, strengthening of Army must for
The completion of the de-mining process and the
strengthening of the Army to hold the entire North and East to avoid
any type of terror raising its ugly head are pre-requisites for the
resettlement of displaced civilians in Kilinochchi and Mullaitivu
districts, Army Commander General Sarath Fonseka said yesterday.
Army Chief pays glowing tribute to troops
Army Commander General Sarath Fonseka paid a
glowing tribute to troops who contributed to the victory against the
LTTE after visiting Vellamullivaikkal and Mullaitivu as the nation
celebrates the completion of one month to the victory against the
May 18: National Victory Day
Army Commander General Sarath Fonseka said
yesterday that the ‘National Victory Day’ which falls on May 18 to
mark the liberation of the country from the clutches of LTTE
terrorism will be celebrated in much grandeur than the Independence
Day celebrations on February 4.
Attempt to assassinate President:
Three LTTE suspects who were gathering
information to assassinate the President were arrested by the
Western Province Intelligence Unit. Police spokesman SSP Ranjith
Gunasekera said an LTTE suspect was arrested on June 15 at the
Ayurveda junction, Borella by the police WP Intelligence Unit.