03/01/2003 - Island
Economic Reforms, Science and Technology Minister Milinda Moragoda with security forces top brass at the Gurunagar Jetty during his visit to the High Security Zones in Jaffna on Tuesday. Among those who accompanied Moragoda were Army Commander Lionel Balagalle, Jaffna Security Forces Commandar Major General Sarath Fonseka…
10/01/2003 - Daily Mirror
LTTE sets political committees
…after…the fourth session of the peace talks Minister Milinda Moragoda left for India…retired Indian Deputy Chief of Staff Satish Nambiar to review the military's high security zones in the Jaffna Peninsular…
Mr. Moragoda…is…expected to meet Opposition Leader Sonia Gandhi and Deputy Prime Minister L.K. Advani...
12/01/2003 - Sunday Times
Duty Calls – Mixed views on conscription
(by Ruwanthi Heart Gunaratne,Thriuni Kelegama and Vidushi Seneviratne)
Conscription is in the news with Economic Reforms Minister Milinda Moragoda proposing that the government introduce conscription irrespective of whether there is war or peace in the country...
12/01/2003 - Sunday Observer
Minister visits Thai production villages
Milinda Moragoda, Minister of Economic Reform, Science and Technology who was in Thailand for the peace talks, visited several villages in the north of Thailand to inspect productions…These villages were set up according to Thai Prime Minister Thakshin Shinawathra's 'One village one product' concept…The Minister hopes to introduce this concept to Sri Lanka and make the small industries a profit earning sector…
13/01/2003 - Daily News
Nambiar here soon
(by Jayasiri Munasinghe)
Retired Lieutenant General Sathis Nambiar is due to arrive in Sri Lanka…to propose the logistics needed for the resettlement of internally displaced persons and security activities in the High Security Zones of the North and East…This was revealed by Economic Reforms, Science and Technology Minister Milinda Moragoda…
15/01/2003 - Daily Mirror
Milinda kicks off Vishvagnana Cyber Kiosks program - World famous economist Sachs inaugurates first centre at Narahenpita offering low cost Internet use
(by Yohan Perera)
…The Ministry of Economic Reforms, Science and Technology yesterday launched a unique program titled "Vishvagnana" a series of Cyber Kiosks which is being implemented under the government's e Sri Lanka program…several more cyber kiosks would be opened at popular places to enable children and others to access the Internet for education and business purposes…
16/01/2003 - Sunday Times
A case against conscription of other people's children
It is reported that the Economic Reforms Minister Milinda Moragoda is proposing that the Government introduce conscription, irrespective of whether there is war or peace. The possible use of a legislation...
17/01/2003 - Daily News
Japan schedules donor conference in mid-June
The Japanese Government, indicating its growing confidence in the continuity of the Sri Lankan peace process has decided to schedule the second donor conference, expected to garner a bigger quantum of aid, between June 15 to 20 in Tokyo...
19/01/2003 - Sunday Observer
Muslim re-settlement: SLMC, LTTE to work out joint plan
A comprehensive re-settlement plan being jointly worked out by the Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) and the LTTE under the Peace Process will pave the way for the North's 75,000-strong Muslim community to return to their homes...
20/01/2003 - Daily News
Japan hopes peace process will be supported by all Sri Lankans - Special Envoy, Govt. of Japan
From M.R.M. Niyas, Hambantota – special correspondent
Japan hoped the peace process would be supported…by all Sri Lankans…said…Special Envoy …Yasushi Akashi…at the conclusion of his tour to the Hambantota district…the development of Sri Lanka should be looked up as a single unit…of course it is important to address the war torn areas of the North and East…but…we have to pay continued attention to the programs of the South…Minister of…Milinda Moragoda…also present...