2nd October 2015

Resolution said Lanka Agrees to ”Give Powers as Per 13 Amendment of the constitution”.

2nd October 2015 // 0 Comments

On the political plane, the resolution said that the Lankan government has agreed to devolve power to the provinces as per the 13th Amendment of the constitution. COLOMBO: The UN rights council adopted a resolution on Thursday calling for international judges and lawyers to be part of a war crimes probe in Sri Lanka. While the resolution included measures for rehabilitation and bringing perpetrators of war crimes to justice, it also spoke of the other side. Not to forget the human rights violations perpetrated by the LTTE, the resolution said that accountability and reconciliation mechanisms should cover the doings of the LTTE also. On the political plane, the resolution said that the Lankan government has agreed to devolve power to the provinces as per the […]

SLMC,TNA must honour their promises

2nd October 2015 // 0 Comments

Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) and Tamil National Alliance (TNA) should not become double barrel guns without cartridges as the opportunity has come for them to work to achieve a political solution for the grievances of Muslim and Tamil communities, Eastern Province Minister M.S.Uthumalebbe, said, addressing an event held in Batticaloa. Referring to the speech made by the Provincial Minister of Agriculture and the General Secretary of the Ilankai Tamil Arasu Katchchi K.Thurairajasingham at the recent Eastern Provincial Council (EPC) monthly meeting that the time had come for the TNA and the SLMC to work for the welfare of the Tamils and Muslims as the double barrel gun but with cartridges. Uthumalebbe said that he was glad to hear the statement by TNA councillor that […]