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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2765

Sri Lanka: Permanent Peace and Political Solution Soon

Colombo, 20 January, (Asiantribune.com): A permanent peace in Sri Lanka would dawn before the end of the year 2008. Sri Lanka is working towards bringing about a sustainable peace and establish law and order in the country, Basil Rajapakse M P and Senior Advisor to the President Mahinda Rajapakse stated today. He made the confident and optimistic assessment to Asian Tribune and he added that the government is envisaging putting an end to terrorism as soon as possible and paving the way for peace and harmony in the country. Prosperity will dawn for all communities in Sri Lanka, he said. Basil Rajapakse:  "Once the APRC proposal is received, the Government would study and announce accordingly an acceptable solution to bring about an acceptable political solution."Basil Rajapakse: "Once the APRC proposal is received, the Government would study and announce accordingly an acceptable solution to bring about an acceptable political solution."

He added that Government intends to bring about a political solution soon. He further said that the Government is awaiting the final constitutional proposal from the All Party Representatives Committee (APRC) by the middle of next week. Once the APRC proposal is received, the Government would study and announce accordingly an acceptable solution to bring about an acceptable political solution.

He also said that three Forces Commanders have vowed to end terrorism soon and establish law and order in all parts of the country.

Basil Rajapakse also announced that President Mahinda Rajapakse will be the Chief Guest at the 60th Anniversary Independence Day celebrations as President of Sri Lanka. He said that the President was elected by the people of the Country and he is most fittingly suited to be Chief Guest in the celebrations.

Speaking about the prorogation of Parliament he said that there will be a short prorogation expected soon. So far Parliament had been in session continuously and never prorogued. He added that it is a prerogative of the President to announce the date for the prorogation.

- Asian Tribune

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