Monday, January 19, 2009

"Inform the world of our progress to democracy"

(January 19, Colombo, Sri Lanka Guardian) “It is time for you to inform the world of the progress we are making towards restoring democracy and freedom in the north, and counter the ill informed charges being made about the plight of the innocent Tamil people there,” said President Mahinda Rajapaksa addressing Sri Lanka’s Honorary Consuls abroad at a special meeting and working session for them organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Addressing the Hony. Consuls at the Presidential Secretariat today (19), the President said: “It is your special task to make it known that the sufferings of the Tamil people in the north are those imposed by the LTTE who falsely claim to be their liberators, but are in fact their biggest oppressors.” Full Text