Sunday, May 31, 2009

FM hails US government

(SO)Foreign Minister, Rohitha Bogollagama appreciated the US Government role in stemming illegal fund-raising and money laundering by the LTTE front organisations in the USA.

The Minister was in praise of the US Government when he met US Democratic Party Congressman Heath Shuler last week. Congressman Shuler was on a three-day visit to Sri Lanka. The Foreign Minister however stressed the need for wider support on counter terrorism issues, due to restrictions imposed by the US on Sri Lanka. Full text