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Tuesday, November  24,  2009
      Editorial:Of those Rip Van Winkles
Finally JVP accepts Ranil as caretaker PM
Unprecedented UNF-JVP
pact on General Fonseka sealed
Contrary to speculation in some politial circles as well as a section of the media over the past few days, the UNP-led United National Front (UNF) and the JVP have resolved a simmering dispute over a UNP condition that its leader Ranil Wickremesinghe should be the Prime Minister in a future caretaker government.
Yaqoub Yousef Ateegi, Ambassador-Designate for Kuwait, Bruce Levy, High Commissioner- Designate for Canada, Jens Uwe Plotner, Ambassador- Designate for Federal Republic of Germany and Ashok K. Kantha, High Commissioner- Designate for the Republic of India presented their credentials to President Mahinda Rajapaksa at the President’s Office today (23/11) at 10. 30 a.m. Messrs. Rohitha Bogollagama, Minister Foreign Affairs and Lalith Weeratunga, Secretary to the President were present at the event. 
(Pix by:Sudath Silva) 


General Sarath Fonseka is UNF’s Presidential Candidate
The United National Front has decided that General Sarath Fonseka will be its Presidential Candidate, but no official announcement would be made, until the government Gazettes the election notification.

Set aside differences and move forward as one – Mahinda S
The people of Sri Lanka should move forward together as one Sri Lankan people with no further polarization based on labelling some as victors and the others as vanquished, Human Resources and Disaster Management...

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