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Sri Lanka to ban sale of land to 'foreigners'

The Sri Lankan government is in the process of introducing new laws that will ban the sale of land to any foreigners, according to Land Development Minister Janaka Bandara Tennakoon, reported the state-run Daily News.

The Minister stated that,

“The new land laws are aimed at safeguarding the land rights of Sri Lankans”. 

A Canadian Tamil who went to Vanni to reaffirm his ownership of land, which was occupied by the Sri Lankan Army was murdered last year.


Tax free land to China (03 February 2013)

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