SL is a Sinhala Buddhist country - Buddhist clergy
Tamil Guardian 26 March 2013
At the party convention on Sunday, the Bodu Bala Sena, urged Sinhala people to 'protect the nation and not let other races or religions to take over'.
Asserting that the island was not multi-religious or multi-ethnic, the Buddhist monk, Medagoda Abayathissa thero urged Sinhala families to have at least 5 or 6 children so that the Sinhala Buddhist population grows.
Meanwhile Secretary of the Bodu Bala Sena, Galaboda Aththe Gnanasara thera called on the Sinhala masses to be ready to rally against 'Christian and Muslim extremist groups' in Sri Lanka.
“We have now become the police of this nation. We must help the police arrest people bringing down heroin in Sri Lanka."
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.