Tamil National Alliance National list Member of Parliament M.A Sumanthirun spoke to the Daily Mirror on the TNA preparations for the Eastern Provincial Council Elections, the commitment of the party to the Parliamentary Select Committee and the Militarization do the North.
The German Ambassador to Sri Lanka Jens Ploetner spoke to the Daily Mirror on the LLRC, the reconciliation process and winning peace.
Former Sri Lanka captain Sanath Jayasuriya, who made his debut on the dance reality show 'Jhalak Dikhla Kaa', is seen in the above video dancing to Bollywood song
Assistant Resident Representative and Team Leader — Environment, Energy and Disaster Management of the United Nations Development Programme Dr. Ananda Mallawatantri spoke to the Daily Mirror about Sri Lanka’s progress towards sustainable development and youth involvement in this endeavour, in the backdrop of the Rio+20 Summit taking place from June 20-22.
Opposition Leader for the CMC Mohomed Maharoof speaks to the Daily Mirror Online regarding the ongoing controversy at the CMC. Maharoof said that the UPFA would move a no confidence motion against the Mayor A.J.M Muzammil for charges including that of corruption.
Defence secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa has told BBC it is not appropriate to view the north of the country, over which a separatist war was fought, as a predominantly Tamil area. See the full video interview.
Former Army Commander Sarath Fonseka speaks to the Daily Mirror on the conditions of his release and his future political ambitions. He also expresses the fact that he holds no animosity against those who put him behind bars, and claims that government MP's are in a worse off prison than he was.
Former Army Commander Sarath Fonseka, who was granted a Presidential Pardon was released from the Welikda prison. His words as he came out of the prison were, “I will sacrifice my life for you who stood by me and supported at all times. I will always be there for you.”
The Sri Lanka Press Institute (SLPI) and the Press Complaints Commission of Sri Lanka (PCCSL) released two books on journalism to commemorate World Press Freedom Day 2012. A Panel discussion was also organised on the theme ‘New Voices: Media Freedom Helping to Transform Societies’.
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