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Sri Lanka: Kaaththaankudi UC defends Arabic usage in name boards

Apr 26, 2011 7:31:15 AM - yahoo.com
The president of the Urban Council of Kaaththaankudi, a Muslim dominated town in the Eastern Province, has defended the use of Arabic on par with English in the name boards following protests from certain quarters in Colombo and in the provincial council in the East. Mr. S.H. Mohammed Anzar, the president has said it was a decision solely within the authority of the urban council.