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'Everybody should consider this as a one country' says President in Kilinochchi

Photograph Colombo Page

The  Sri Lankan president Maithripala Sirisena, currently on a visit to Kilinochchi said that "everybody should consider this as a one country," reports Colombo Page.

"The demographic divisions of the country such as North, South, East, and West are only in maps," Mr Sirisena told those gathered at the opening of a supermarket in the town, which was the former administrative capital of Tamil Eelam.

"The government is dedicated to improve the education, health as well as infrastructure facilities of the Northern people to be similar to the status of the South," he said.

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