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President among TIME 100 people for 2011

Apr 14, 2011 10:46:31 AM - itnnews.lk

The prestigious TIME Magazine says Sri Lanka’s President, Mahinda Rajapksa is among the worldly known 100 people for 2011.

President Rajapaksa as per TIME 100 poll for 2011 now stands at the 28th position being one of the most influential leaders. US President Barack Obama occupies the 41st place. TIME outlines that President Rajapaksa challenged the United States, the European Union and the United Nations to prosecute him for war crimes. It also says President Rajapaksa is confident that Russia, China and India would not support it.

President Rajapaksa has taken the island nation to the fore front globally, after becoming the first head of state in the 21st Century to crush terrorism in the world. He is now directing Sri Lanka to become the ‘Wonder of Asia’ ushering great economic plan for the country.