According to the Pakistan pharmaceutical industry, the ban stoked fears of a shortage of several life-saving medicines in the market.
Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said that the denial is due to the on-going "oppression" of Kashmirs.
Space scientists say that such mishaps can occur in first attempts. Mission chief K.Sivan said landing is "fifteen minutes of terror."
Wickremesinghe dismissed the argument that he is unpopular in the rural areas and said his government has been beneficial to the rural people.
Indian envoy Taranjit Singh Sandhu invited Lankan companies to participate in India's construction industry which is to be worth US$ 1 trillion by 2025.
India's largest state-owned companies as well as private business conglomerates have been investing in the Far East,
Islamic clerics said that women cannot be judges, especially in criminal cases.
President Sirisena further said that the neo-liberal concept is not suitable for Sri Lanka.
Defense Secretary Gen.Shantha Kottegoda stressed the need for de-radicalization programs.
State-backed abductions are tacitly accepted as a necessity on grounds of national security and political stability.