Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Sri Lanka should drop popular politics to boost economy: President

June 3, 2009 (LBO) - Sri Lanka should cut the budget deficit, drop popular politics and ideologies in meeting the challenge of developing the country, President Mahinda Rajapaksa said.

"Reducing the budget deficit, investment promotion and economic development is possible after defeating terrorism," President Rajapaksa said in a nationally televised speech at a ceremony in Colombo. Full text