Reconciliation and sustainable peace can be achieved only if justice is meted out to the long standing injustice suffered by the people, Northern Chief Minister C.V. Wigneshwaran said.
In an interview with NDTV, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe disclosed plans to create an economic region integrating Sri Lanka, the five southern states of India and Singapore.
President Maithripala Sirisena requested all the private institutions to join frugal way of use of power by switching off lights that are used for the advertising and decoration purposes of their respective institutions.
Schoolchildren are the most realistic messengers in the process of fulfilling the social responsibility and duties to attain the sustainable development, President Maithripala Sirisena said.
Tensions between the U.S. and China are unlikely to escalate into a global trade war, even as geopolitical friction intensifies across Asia, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said.
A special discussion between former President and SLFP Kurunegala District MP Mahinda Rajapaksa and the Chief Ministers of Provincial Councils controlled by the SLFP, is to be held in Colombo on 22 January, sources said.
Obtaining expertise for the preparation of a Green Economy and a Green Fiscal Environment in Sri Lanka figured at the discussions Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe had with United Nations Environment Programme