03/01/2002 - Daily News
Time to set good examples
(by K. Arvind)
Minister Milinda Moragoda is reported to have said he will use the hardy and cheaper Indian Ambassador cars rather than the ostentatious Mercedes, BMWs and Volvos. During the 1994 elections PA leaders scoffed at the UNP Ministers using Mercedes and BMWs…
04/01/2002 - Daily Mirror
News in Brief
WJM House Leader
...government sources said...a minor cabinet reshuffle is also likely soon...The non-cabinet ministers likely to get a promotion are...Milinda Moragoda...
04/01/2002 - Daily News
100 days program to lay a solid foundation
(by Manjula Fernando)
Economic Reforms, Science and Technology Minister Milinda Moragoda yesterday set a new example by punching a time card just like other employees,… before assuming duties at his Ministry…
05/01/2002 - Daily Mirror
Economic Reforms, Science and Technology Minister Milinda Moragoda on Thursday assumed duties at his Ministry located at Narahenpita. Here he punches his time card on arrival at the Ministry. Pic. By Ashoka Peiris.…
11/01/2002 - Daily Mirror
Oslo team holds extensive talks – Peace talks
(by Sunimalee Dias & Asma Edris)
The top level Norwegian peace delegation yesterday held extensive talks in Colombo...Political sources said the centerpiece was the meeting at Temple Trees with Premier Wickremesinghe and top ministers including Tyronne Fernando, G.L. Peiris and Milinda Moragoda...
13/01/2002 – Sunday Times
Keep ministers on their toes
"People have lost respect for political leaders. This relationship (between the two) has to be rebuilt", noted Milinda Moragoda, Minister of Economic Reforms…at the annual conference of the Practicing Accountants' Chartered Students' Society…
13/01/2002 - Sunday Leader
Ranil assigns Milinda to co-ordinate removal of Wanni ban
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has assigned Economic Reforms Minister and Special Adviser to the PM on Ethnic Affairs Milinda Moragoda the responsibility of coordinating and directing all activity relating to the removal of the economic embargo imposed on Tiger controlled regions in the Northern mainland of the Wanni... to move to Vavuniya immediately and exercise his responsibilities from the spot in order to ensure the smooth implementation of restriction removals...
15/01/2002 - BBC News
Sri Lanka eases rebel embargo
The Sri Lankan Government has eased its seven-year embargo on goods, food and medicines entering the northern rebel-controlled area of the country, known as the Vanni. We are taking this on a step by step basis, and trying to consolidate each step" Economic Reforms Minister Milinda Moragoda"...
16/01/2002 - Daily Mirror
Ceasefire plan for one year
(by Kasun Yapa Karunaratne)
The peace initiative of the Ranil Wickremesinghe government took another major turn yesterday with reports that the government is considering an extension of the ceasefire for one year... Minister Milinda Moragoda likely to visit Oslo soon as a special emissary of the Prime Minister... Mr. Moragoda was likely to take up the possibility of Oslo being the venue for peace talks...
18/01/2002 - Daily Mirror
Milinda interviews World Bank chief in New York via Videoconferencing
For the very first time in the history of Sri Lanka broadcasting a television interview was taped via video conference when "In Black & White" host and key Minister Milinda Moragoda conducted an interview by videoconference, with his guest, the President of the World Bank, James D. Wolfensohn...