Three islands including Delfts belong to Sri Lanka is sold to China

(Lanka-e-News -07.Feb.2021, 8.00PM) Reports reaching Lanka e news conforms the patriotic Gota government has completed the sale of three islands in the North Sea, including Delft Island, the largest island in Sri Lanka, to China for three power projects. The three islands to be sold to China are Delft, Analativu and Nainativu. The decision was taken following the unilateral tearing down of an agreement signed between India and Japan to hand over the Eastern Jetty of the Colombo Port. Although these three power projects are currently referred to as renewable…

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Prime Minister Khan is paying a visit to Sri Lanka under the influence of the Chinese government.

The Foreign Ministry has informed that Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan is set pay a two-day visit to Sri Lanka on February 22. The Pakistani Prime Minister will be meeting his Sri Lankan counterpart Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and External Affairs Minister Dinesh Gunawardena. International political critics have raised opinion on the Pakistani Prime Minister’s sudden visit to Sri Lanka, especially under the circumstance that both states have been severely affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.  Pakistan is a country under the heavy influence of China, considered…

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UNHRC does not take any actions into countries that perpetrate mass crimes, Why only Sri Lanka?

Mass Media Minister Keheliya Rambukwella said the government will hold an internal inquiry to probe whether any illegal activity had occurred during the humanitarian operation that led to the end of the 30-year war in May 2009. He said that although two inquiries were held during Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa’s Presidency for 10 years they ceased to function with his defeat at the 2015 Presidential Election. Since May 2009 governments run by majority Sinhalese have not done a proper investigation in to the killing of more than 40,0000 Tamil civilians…

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Wimal Weerawansa has made lowly, third class comment says MP Sagara Kariyawasam

ECONOMYNEXT – Industries Minister Wimal Weerawansa must immediately retract and apologise for a statement he had made to a weekly newspaper regarding the leadership of the ruling Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP), SLPP Secretary General MP Sagara Kariyawasam said. Speaking to reporters today, Kariyawasam claimed that Weerawansa in an interview given to yesterday’s Sunday Lankadeepa had called for the removal of Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa from the SLPP’s leadership, suggesting that President Gotabaya Rajapaksa be appointed in his place. “Minister Weerawansa must keep in mind that this is not his party; nor…

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Organizers of the P2P march claim resounding success as Muslims join Tamils

ECONOMYNEXT – The organizers of the so-called P2P March are calling it a “huge success” and that the protest united the minority communities in the country as they travelled from Pothuvil in the Eastern Province through Mannar to Polikandi in the Northern Peninsula. Batticaloa Member of Parliament from the Ilankai Tamil Arasu Katchi Rasamanickam Shanakyan, one of the leaders of the march told EconomyNext that the crowd “exceeded our expectations.” He said that “minority leaders” from various parts of the country joined the march and at the end, the gathering…

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Tamil MP Sumanthiran’s STF guard withdrawn

ECONOMYNEXT – A troop of Special Task Force officers guarding Tamil National Alliance Member of Parliament M A Sumanthiran have been withdrawn the MP told reporters today. “The STF guards who have been there since 2013 were removed last night,” he told the News Centre news service. “I have not been given a reason for the withdrawal,” he added. The guards had been removed around the time the P2P march by Tamil and Muslim Civil Society activists staged a rally in Polikandy. The Commandos have been replaced with two Constables,…

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