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President Mahinda Rajapaksa, in a message to British Prime Minister David Cameron, has sough the strengthening of ties between the two countries. Rajapaksa also said he hopes the new British government will provide strong and stable direction to the UK.

While congratulating the new British Premier on his appointment, President Rajapaksa noted that Sri Lanka has entered a post conflict phase of optimism that devotes priority to economic and social progress, reconstruction and reconciliation.

The President told the new British Premier that these priorities have been decisively endorsed through the strong mandate given to the Sri Lankan government at the recent Presidential and Parliamentary elections.

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  • Friday, 14 May 2010 03:59 AM

    HELLO!!
    This is to tell them what, before they tell us. No matter what, you see in few days!!
    We are not their colony anymore.

    Friday, 14 May 2010 09:47 AM

    Ha..Ha.. thanks to Sirimavo

    Friday, 14 May 2010 04:32 AM

    Good time and occation to make a good will with EU. We sould be used maximumly this opportunity for build up our foreign relationship on positive approach with UK.

    Friday, 14 May 2010 04:40 AM

    Hence he wrote his message and not "spoke"

    Thursday, 13 May 2010 05:00 PM

    MR should teach Cameron how to get majority in the polls by adopting Srlankan style.. eh?

    Thursday, 13 May 2010 05:01 PM

    Like to see the Sinhala version of the message.

    Friday, 14 May 2010 04:57 AM

    We are far behind in fair governence compared to UK.what democracy we have here when the chief executive is taking over the atony general dip, under his authority.I dont know what MR Could discuss with the British PM as their conduct is world apart.

    Friday, 14 May 2010 04:58 AM

    Good one!

    Friday, 14 May 2010 04:58 AM

    MR's buddy Liam Fox is the Secretary of Defense

    Friday, 14 May 2010 05:03 AM

    Good foreign relationships is about giving and taking and mutual respect

    Our politicians take foreign money with open arms then spit in their face talking about "international conspiracies"

    Only a matter of time before we kill the "golden goose"

    Thursday, 13 May 2010 06:02 PM

    The government is very good at talking tough ... but that's about all the are good at.

    Friday, 14 May 2010 05:56 AM

    'eagerly'

    Friday, 14 May 2010 06:30 AM

    Why is MR saying all this in what should just be a congratulatory message to the new UK/ PM. Why discuss S/L policy and MR's election victory, These are not relevant to message at all.

    Friday, 14 May 2010 06:37 AM

    High Time Sri Lanka Type Jilmart were introduced to Britan

    Thursday, 13 May 2010 09:08 PM

    The begging has begun!

    Friday, 14 May 2010 06:42 AM

    England's new government have more important things to concern them at present than worry about some little island in the Indian Ocean that runs to the IMF to rescue their fiscal problems.

    Friday, 14 May 2010 06:45 AM

    Well said Gordon Freeman,

    Friday, 14 May 2010 06:58 AM

    Then what about our Govt. guys? are they Gentlemen?

    Friday, 14 May 2010 01:30 AM

    If you cannot get from Labour, you will never get it from Torie.

    Friday, 14 May 2010 02:20 AM

    How to improve his English probably
    Cameron is an Eatonian Oxafordian, whilst, MR is Thurstonite law college graduate

    Friday, 14 May 2010 02:43 AM

    Immediately begin the reconciliation process between the Majority and Minority communities, and show the world what the President of Sri Lanka could do to heal the wounds. Just talking won't solve the problems .

    Friday, 14 May 2010 03:12 AM

    You people are eagaly waiting for that. Everything's politics to you.

    Friday, 14 May 2010 08:26 AM

    Better you improve your self .........It is Oxonia and not Oxafordian

    Friday, 14 May 2010 03:26 AM

    This time this is a conservative and a liberal government. We expect them to play as gentlemen not as labourers.

    Friday, 14 May 2010 03:28 AM

    It's a well formed congratulatory message!

    Friday, 14 May 2010 08:52 AM

    David Cameroon knows very well about the rights violations and genocide against Tamils in SL. He will not swallow what Mahinda has conveyed.


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