Greater role for Pakistan
Now the people of these areas have expressed quite explicitly where their sympathies and support lies. The Tamil National Alliance won 30 out of the 38 provincial council’s seats. The good thing, however, is, the TNA believes in fighting for the rights of Tamils within the ambit of the constitution and while remaining within the Sri Lankan federation. The Sri Lankan government should acknowledge its mandate wholeheartedly and use this opportunity to address the grievances of the people of northeast Sri Lanka.
Rajjab Ali Dhaka, Bangladesh
I agree with the writer of the article “An Uncertain Future” when he says that most of the development work in Afghanistan has remained concentrat-