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New era begins

Nov 16, 2010 7:00:00 PM - aussieindolanka.com
The country acquired significant achievements during past five years tenure of the President. At this historical landmark of the inauguration of the President’s second term of office how would you look back at our nation’s achievements under his leadership? A: First we have to realize why the inauguration of the President’s second term of office becomes an historical episode. Swearing in ceremonies of Presidents were held in the country before. Therefore how does this event become special? Even though the country got independence from the colonial rule in 1948, people could not enjoy that freedom in reality. The main drawback of the country was the ethnic conflict which transformed to terrorism at the end of 1970s. This was an unsolved crisis which bounced up at different periods such as 1952 and 1956. This was perceived as a simple puzzle by then political leaderships in the country. Then at the beginning of 1980 it reached its climax and after 1983 it was an internationally concerned challenge.   Read more:www.dailynews.lk/2010/11/17/fea01.asp