Tuesday, December 23, 2008

Foreign Minister highlights destructive impact of terrorism on civilian life

"Everybody who foliage home for his or her work place expects to return home safely. However, the unhelpful crash of the evil force of terrorism on civilian life in Sri Lanka has destined that no longer can we take this for decided".
These remarks were made by Foreign Minister Rohitha Bogollagama at a simple purpose held at the Foreign Ministry today (Dec 23) to hand over set put Certificates, worth Rs.1.2 million to the two sons of the late Mrs. Priyani Ranasinghe, a former staff member of the Ministry who lost her life in the LTTE terrorist bomb attack on a traveler train in Dehiwala on 26th May 2008.
The Minister speaking further said that, "such incidents, unluckily have turn out to be all too ordinary in the country, since terrorists do not have any admiration for the holiness of person life. This is the cause that President Mahinda Rajapaksa's Government has embarked on a movement to beat the bane of terrorism that has overwhelmed the country. There are many forces, which are insertion obstacles in realizing this object. though, the Government is strong-minded to fulfil its promise to eliminate terrorism, in order to defend the lives of civilians.

Therefore, it is significant that we keep reminding ourselves continually on occasions of this natural world of the unkind hand of terrorism that has robbed Sri Lanka of thousands of blameless life".
The Foreign Minister also sharp out that terrorism had claimed the lives of two of his predecessors, Lakshman Kadirgamar and Ranjan Wijeratne, and during this year itself, two former Ambassadors, namely Major General Janaka Perera and Dr. Raja Johnpulle had fallen victim to LTTE terrorism.
Minister Bogollagama, referring to the kind monetary payment made by members of the employees of Sri Lankan Missions overseas towards the learning fund that has been set up for the teaching and wellbeing needs of the two children of the late Mrs. Ranasinghe, that is Ranindu Gimhan Perera Jayawardana and Thisal Anjula Perera Jayawardana, old 13 years 9 years respectively, said that no quantity of monetary help will recompense them for the loss of their much-loved mother. He thanked all employees members of the Sri Lankan Diplomatic Missions who had made personal aid towards this noble and valuable reason, state that it was a touchable look of their strong unity with people in pain. This is also an sign of the people receptiveness abroad rule move in the way of of the Government. The Minister expressed his hope that Mr. Garvin Jayawardana the companion of Mrs. Ranasinghe would shoulder the blame of looking after the two small children, in the nonattendance of their mother and give them with a noise teaching so that they would carry praise to the relations.
Mr. Jayawardana language on the occasion, thanked Minister Bogollagama and Mrs.Deepthi Bogollagama for their personal initiative in arranging this substantial financial assistance, which would be beneficial for his children's educational and day to day needs. He also spoken his plentiful thanks to the Minister for respond punctually and taking act to get admittance for his younger son to the Prince of Wales College, Moratuwa.
Director General/ Public Communications Division, A.M.J. Sadiq and Director General / abroad Administration Division, W. Hettiarachchi of the Ministry also addressed the meeting. drama Secretary, Jayantha Palipane and members of the staff of the overseas Ministry were there on the time.

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