Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 13 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Sri Lanka will see valuable work for the progress of democracy in New Year - President
Tue, Jan 1, 2013, 02:00 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Dec 31, Colombo: Sri Lanka in 2013 will see valuable work for the progress of democracy and equality among people, the country's President, Mahinda Rajapaksa assured today.

"The year dawning today will see valuable work for the progress of democracy, equality among people and important aspects of development in our Motherland," President Rajapaksa said in a New Year message urging all communities to join in unity to achieve those goals.

"We step into this New Year as a country that has gained immense progress in freedom, democracy and the tasks of development, and one that has successfully faced up to many challenges before it," the President noted in his message.

"Similarly, we move into this New Year as a country that has won the confidence of people both at home and abroad. Therefore, it is my belief that all communities will join in unity with the common purpose of success towards realizing these goals.

"The achievement of success in all the tasks before us with determination, commitment and courage is my wish for our Motherland in the Year 2013," he said.

(Photos by Nalin Hewapathirana)



ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Former Defense Secretary not certain about entering politics, studying Trump
-- [6 hours ago]
Sri Lanka trade balance widens over 16 percent in December 2016 as import expenditure rises
-- [7 hours ago]
Temporary injunction against appointing a military officer as Sports Director of Education Ministry
Fasting MP Wimal Weerawansa is too weak to attend hearing, court told
Indian naval ship INS Darshak arrives at the Port of Colombo on a training visit
USS Comstock arrives at Sri Lanka's Colombo Port on a training mission
Sri Lanka Railway engine drivers suspend strike
Indonesian Tourism Minister opens Sri Lanka stall at ASTINDO 2017
European Investment Bank delegation to make historic visit to Sri Lanka to explore new opportunities for future investment
CA Sri Lanka launches first ever financial reporting quiz to help enhance knowledge of accounting students

Copyright © 2000, 2012 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.