Tuesday, June 2, 2009

President Rajapaksa:Homage to greatness

By M. B. Mathmaluwe

(June 02, Colombo, Sri Lanka Guardian) After nearly 30 years of a most destructive war, against an elusive and wily Terrorist Organisation which, the international community has not hesitated to name as ‘the world’s most virulent terrorist outfit’, the last gun on the battlefield has fallen silent on every front. The chief architect of the terror and everyone in his cohorts of criminals have been exterminated like the beasts they were.

Today we are rid of a threat which, if it had been allowed to take its course, could very well have destroyed the territorial integrity of our beloved motherland and eventually deprived her of her national identity and, perhaps, even ended up by making her a mere Province of Tamil Nadu! Now it has been averted; this tremendous achievement of saving the country could, in all fairness and honesty, be attributed to the vision, daring and the single-minded determination of one man: President Mahinda Rajapaksa. This writer would take this opportunity to pay a humble tribute to him on behalf of the 20 million of this nation’s people, in deep gratitude. Full text