A group of unidentified persons carried out an attack on a mosque in Jaffna in the early hours of Saturday morning, in a spate of attacks carried out on Muslims places of worship and businesses across the island.
The Uthayan reported that the attack left the windows of the Kamaal Mosque in Navanthurai shattered.
The attack comes as several other Muslim establishments came under attack, with the flagship No Limit store in Panadura set ablaze in an alleged arson attack.
The Chief of Staff on a hi-profile panel of experts report, Lena Sinha, investigating Sri Lanka’s mass atrocities was forced out of her job at the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) for criticising the UN learns Foreign Policy.
Sri Lanka has requested assistance from the World Bank for the next four years, reports the Sri Lanka’s Ministry of Defence.
A delegation of 12 officials from the World Bank is currently in Sri Lanka for the first time in 34 years to review progress of existing projects and review its credit facilities to Sri Lanka.
President Maithripala Sirisena met with the World Bank delegation at his residence on Tuesday,
The UK government recognises that much remains to be done in Sri Lanka and said it will continue to supporting and encouraging Sri Lanka to deliver "fully their commitments", according to FCO secretary Hugo Swire.