Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Govt extends olive branch to UNP

(BL)On the eve of Victory Day celebrations, the government has extended an invitation to the main Opposition party UNP, to join in developing the country, assuring that an opening still remained for their support.
Insisting that the government’s top priority remained the resettlement of Internally Displaced People (IDPs) and the establishment of democracy in the North, Media Minister Lakshman Yapa Abeywardene reiterated the importance of a national effort, and urged for unity from Opposition ranks. Full text