Sri Lanka ready for the challenge
Sri Lanka’s 27-year conflict ended suddenly and
comprehensively on May 18, 2009. The guns fell silent and the nation
celebrated ecstatically. While defeating the LTTE was a mighty
achievement, given their reputation for invincibility, effectively
including all Sri Lankans in the reconstruction and reconciliation
processes poses a significant challenge.
LG polls results, sign of people’s faith in Govt - Namal
MP Namal Rajapaksa, who spearheaded the election
campaign in the Hambantota district and successfully dislodged the
final stronghold of the JVP - the Tissamaharama Pradeshiya Sabha -
spoke to the Sunday Observer about the UPFA’s landslide victory at
the Local Government polls on March 17.