Sunday, December 19, 2010

World Bank MD Assured Of Giving More Financial Aid To Sri Lanka

The visiting Managing Director of the World Bank Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has pledged to increase the loan opportunities to the Sri Lankan Government as the Country is seeking 500 Million US Dollars worth financial aid from World Bank for post war economic recovery.

Okonjo-Iwealawho who  has ended her two day visit to Sri Lanka yesterday said that Sri Lankan Government sought 500 Million US Dollars financial assistance for the year 2011 even the country has not yet finalized the projects to fund from that money.


UNP Says There Are 9000 Political Prisoners In The Country

Parliamentarian Lakshman Kirialla of the main opposition United National Party(UNP) has said today that according to the Reports of the United Nations(UN) there are around 9000 political prisoners including former Army Commander General Sarath Fonseka who is in prison at the moment.

Addressing a Prize Giving Ceremony held in Kandy today MP Kiriella has stated that he hope that these Political Prisoners will be freed at the 2600th Sambuddha Jayanthi Ceremony(An Event Related To Buddhism) 






GIANT PANDA DEATH IN THAILAND LEAVES CHINA ASKING QUESTIONS

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia- 49737215