Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa Monday assured the country's main Tamil political parties his government would soon address grievances of the Tamil minority.
Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa will swear in a new cabinet on Wednesday, just a day ahead of the first session of the island nation's new parliament.
Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa's party is on the verge of victory in parliamentary elections, the first such contests since the end of the island nation's long and bloody civil war.
Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa will seek a fresh mandate in the upcoming elections in the South Asian nation, but he is facing a tough challenge from his one-time confidante and former Army commander, retired General Sarath Fonseka.
Sri Lanka's ruling coalition is close to collapse after a major party withdrew in protest at a government plan to share tsunami relief aid with separatist Tamil Tiger rebels.