Sunday, May 24, 2009

President is in a strong position to convince the Sinhalese for a solution to Tamil problem

By Veerasingham Anandasangaree

(ST)Last week's events were of a historic nature and there is a palpable sense of relief in the country today.
Over the years, the violence that engulfed the country affected everyone. The victims were Sinhalese, Tamils, Muslims and Burghers. Presidents, professionals, pavement hawkers and trishaw drivers were all potential targets. There was a sense of uncertainty when you left home in the mornings as to whether you would return later in the day. Full text