Friday, May 15, 2009

Norwegian Embassy scraps National Day bash

(TI)The Norwegian Embassy will not hold its annual garden party on May 17 to coincide with the country’s national day, sources told The Island.

Although some of the regular invitees had been told that the cancellation was due to the recent protests outside the Norwegian Embassy in Colombo following the attack on the Sri Lankan mission in Oslo, well informed sources said that the imminent battlefield defeat of LTTE would have promoted the former peace facilitator to cancel the event. Full text