Deputy External Affairs Minister Neomal Perera said in Parliament today (10) that the government had no expectation to engage South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa or the South African government as an international mediator to solve the national problem of Sri Lanka.
Senior Minister for International Monetary Co-operation and the Deputy Minister of Finance and Planning, Dr. Sarath Amunugama told Parliament today that the government has introduced a social security scheme for the owners and drivers of three-wheelers.
Deputy External Affairs Minister Neomal Perera told Parliament today (09) that Sri Lanka and Australia would work in accordance with the provisions of a bilateral agreement by the two nations with regard to Lankan illegal migrants.
Australia’s Minister for Immigration and Border Protection Scott Morrison called on President Mahinda Rajapaksa at the Port of Colombo this morning following the ceremonial commissioning of the patrol boats that were gifted by the Australian Government to Sri Lanka.
The attention of the outside world has been drawn to our country's achievements like the construction of the massive road network, new harbours and airports. Therefore while being proud of our achievements, we should be ready to identify the strength of the country, said President Mahinda Rajapaksa.