Saturday, January 17, 2009

Development and defeating terrorism go hand in hand

(DN)President Mahinda Rajapaksa said on Thursday that his Government within a three-year period has taken decisive steps to truly defeat terrorism while spending over Rs. 6 billion for development.

He said while previous regimes prolonged the war like the beggar's wound, his Government deviated from this path and took measures to weed out the scourge of terrorism once and for all while proceeding with development programs including the construction of roads, power and hydro projects more than ever before during the past three years. Full Text