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::

* Son of assassinated Sri Lankan Tamil leader meets President
Wed, Feb 19, 2014, 08:07 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Feb 19, Colombo: Dr. Amirthalingam Baheerathan, the son of the former leader of Tamil United Liberation Front, who was brutally assassinated by the LTTE, called on President Mahinda Rajapaksa yesterday (18) at the Temple Trees.

He praised the country's development brought under the President's leadership and said that the maximum benefits of this development have reached everyone irrespective of their race, religion or regional differences.

His father, Appapillai Amirthalingam and another Tamil politician of the party, V. Yogeswaran were shot and killed by the LTTE militants on 13 July 1989.

Minister Douglas Devananda and Deputy Minister Gethanjana Gunawardena were also present at the occasion.

(Photos by Sudath Silva)

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Sri Lanka inks first trade pact with China's Guangzhou
-- [8 hours ago]
Constitutional council meets for the first time
-- [8 hours ago]
Government made a great effort to establish democracy in last six months - Harsha
-- [8 hours ago]
Sri Lanka Muslim party meets with UNP officials on election
-- [9 hours ago]
US Embassy in Sri Lanka celebrates Independence Day
Former LTTE cadre sentenced to 10 years for assassination attempt on President in 2006
Trade unions, civil organizations in Sri Lanka protest former president Rajapaksa's nomination
Sri Lanka Customs nabs local attempting to smuggle endangered tortoises
Sri Lankan President gives nod for Rajapaksa to contest upcoming elections under UPFA ticket
Sri Lankan fishermen alleged of attacking Indian fishermen, damaging nets

Copyright © 2000, 2014 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.