Friday, January 9, 2009

'Deny funds to anti-national NGOs'

By Janaka Perera

(AT)The World Alliance for Peace in Sri Lanka (WAPS) has urged the Rajapaksa Government to deny foreign funds to any organization that has questioned the country's sovereignty and advocated power sharing with the LTTE.

WAPS representatives made this appeal at a media briefing held at the Royal Asiatic Society office at Mahaweli Centre, Colombo on Wednesday – the same day the government banned the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam. WAPS comprises of Sri Lankan expatriates across the globe committed to the cause of defeating separatist terrorism. Among the representatives present at the media briefing were Dasarath Jayasuriya (Australia), Mahinda Gunasekera (Canada) and Ira de Silva (Canada). Full Text