Tamil Diplomat

News Bits …. (Updated )

*EPDP Parliamentarian Murugesu Chandrakumar appealed to Prime Minsiter Ranil Wickremasinghe to release political prisoners who have been detained without indictment. He made the appeal to him during his current visit to Jaffna.

*State Minister of Health is currently on an official visit to Jaffna. He visited hospitals in Thellipallai, Point Pedro and Chavakachery and held discussions with hospital staff and found out their problems.

*Renovated Thomas Hall invested with Hatton St. Bosco College at a simple ceremony. Renovation of Thomas Hall was undertaken by the old students. Principal S.Croos presided.

*A programme to distribute Nutritious food parcel worth 20,000/= each to pregnant mothers was inaugurated by Ranil during his visit to Jaffna.

*Problems of Tamils will be solved if Maithri’s rule prevails to at least 10 years : Sampanthan

* Compared to security provided to Maithri and Modi, Ranil’s is of ‘Elephant sized’

* This regime should last 20 years: Chandrika at Gampaha

* Executive power should be devolved: Anurakumara Dissanayake, MP

* The HSZ should not be made into residential areas: National Coordinating Federation