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Asian Tribune is published by E-LANKA MEDIA(PVT)Ltd. Vol. 20 No. 79

P-TOMS Tsunami Relief Boards cannot be dissolved as JVP.....

[b]P-TOMS Tsunami Relief Boards cannot be dissolved as JVP wanted - Anura Bandaranaike[/b]

[b]Colombo, 11 October:[/b]Sri Lanka as a country could never go forward with the implementation of economic policies of the Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna, said Anura Bandaranaike, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Tourism in Colombo yesterday (10 October).

He said that as the Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna indicated, the P-TOMS Tsunami Relief Boards cannot be dissolved as the P-TOMS were placed before the Parliament by the Prime Minister, Mahinda Rajapakse.

Bandaranaike said that if the agreement entered with the JVP would be disadvantageous to the country and the nation it should be rescinded. Anura Bandaranaike revealed this at a press conference held at "Visumpaya" Colombo yesterday noon (10).

Subsequent to a meeting with the Japanese Ambassador, Akio Suda and several other Foreign Diplomats Bandaranaike answered queries by journalists and said that he was not in a position to predict on the outcome of the Presidential Election.

He said it would be very good if Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapakse has more support of the people than Ranil Wickramasinghe. Answering the queries of the media he said the following.

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