Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 14 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Sri Lankan government addressing all concerns raised by the international community - junior minister
Tue, Mar 5, 2013, 11:07 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Mar 05, Colombo: The Sri Lankan government says that all the concerns raised by the international community have been and are being addressed.

Deputy External Affairs Minister Neomal Perera said the government was doing its best in addressing all concerns.

"Although there are allegations, we cannot penalize anyone without proper information. We are in the process of looking into this area, and once the necessary information is received the Attorney General will initiate the legal process," he assured.

Referring to the country's foreign policy, Perera said the policy is effective but pointed out that when the Sri Lankan government is engaging with the government of another country that has an LTTE diaspora working against the Sri Lankan government, then it is important to deal with the people of that country in an effective manner.

"We have to engage with the citizens and civil society of the country," Perera said.

According to him, foreign policy alone is insufficient if the mindset of the people of another country doesn't change.

"We are doing our best with the available resources. We have invited members of Parliament of other countries to visit Sri Lanka and most of them are now aware of the fabricated stories by the LTTE and its sympathizers," the junior minister added.



ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
No reasonable cause to arrest former MP Tiran Alles, Supreme Court decides
-- [21 minutes ago]
Sri Lanka Freedom Party 64th anniversary celebrations today in Polonnaruwa
-- [1 hour and 31 minutes ago]
Sri Lanka PM may visit Delhi this month as first overseas trip
-- [2 hours ago]
Private sectors of Sri Lanka, Pakistan urged to forge deeper links to boost trade
-- [3 hours ago]
China - Sri Lanka cooperation only for peace and development - envoy
Identity of Sri Lanka election rally shooting suspect revealed
Sri Lanka PM says many tasks for new government, counts on Speaker for consensus in House
Nestlé Lanka PLC opens trading at Colombo Stock Exchange
Sri Lanka's Northern Provincial Council unanimously calls for an international tribunal
'India - Sri Lanka relations now on a sound footing'

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.