Thursday, June 21, 2012

Sri Lankan Boat Carrying 200 Asylum Seekers Capsized Off Chistmas Island

A Boat which sailed from Sri Lanka to Australia carrying around 200 asylum seekers had capsized off remote Christmas Island belongs to Australia today (21)fearing around 75 will be dead according to foreign media reports.Sri Lankan Embassy in Australia was confirmed this evening that 110 persons who were in the boat rescued by  Indonesian Authorities.

This boat accident has been one of the worst ever refugee boat disasters occurred off Australia for more than a decade Australian Media reports said.

Cabinet Has Decided To vest Powers Of Appointing All.Foreign Mission Members To President

Cabinet has today (24)approved a Cabinet paper submitted by President Gotabaya Rajapakshe to  vest the powers of appointing  all  the Fo...