a hero of our times.
The evil hand of terrorism, which threatens the very fabric of civilized society, has taken away yet another champion of peace.
I am not for war, I am totally against war.
5 to 6 days time.
I will protect the unitary character of the country.
The resettlement process, we may admit, has taken much longer than expected.
Your personal involvement in the post-tsunami reconstruction efforts of our country has been a great source of strength to all of us.
We have planned to double and treble our efforts to overcome our constraints. Post-tsunami reconstruction will be carried out equitably in the South, the North and the East, in our country.
I will have direct talks with the LTTE and take steps to correct the shortcomings in the ceasefire agreement.
I am also ready to review the ceasefire agreement.
All those who bring honor to our country at world class sports events such as the Olympic Games, Asian Games and Commonwealth Games will be richly rewarded.