Political solution close at hand - Minister Devananda
Nov 28, 2010 7:00:00 PM - aussieindolanka.com
Small Industries and Small Enterprise Development Minister Douglas Devananda said that whilst the life of the Northern People was fast on the track of development, a political solution as well, could be expected very soon. He was participating at a ceremony in Kilinochchi to mark the commencement of the rehabilitation work of the A-9 road recently.
Devananda said the A-9 road rehabilitation was like opening the gate to heaven for the Northern people, and in the past due to many an obstacle the rehabilitation of this road could not be commenced and that such obstacles were no more, the work would proceed to completion in time. He also said that Rs 19 billion had been set aside for the road rehabilitation work and that he wished to express his sincere thanks on behalf of the people of the North to the Chinese Government for funding the project and also to the President for showing a keen interest in rehabilitating the A-9 road.