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new bridge will be constructed further strengthening the friendship between Sri Lanka and India. The Indian Government has mooted plans to build an Expressway and a rail track linking the two countries. Minister Dulles Alahapperuma said that these will be built as the Inter Asia Expressway and the Inter Asia Rail Bridge. The Minister was addressing the inaugural sessions of the second SAARC Transport Ministers meeting. The Minister observed that an opportunity will be available to further strengthen the relations with India which is the largest trading partner of the region following the building of the new bridge. Transport Ministers representing the SAARC region joined in the meeting. Ministers Rohitha Bogollagama, A.H.M. Fowzie, M.H.M. Mohamed, Lasantha Alagiyawanna and Geethanjana Gunawardena, Western Province Governor Alavi Moulana, Chief Ministers Prasanna Ranatunga and Sarath Ekanayake and Provincial Minister Upali Kodikara were among those present.
The Captain Ali ship which was carrying goods for the LTTE under the guise of humanitarian assistance has been seized. Naval Media Spokesman & Special Boat Squadron Director Capt. D.K.P. Dassanayake said the vessel was seized about 100 nautical miles off the Western coast at about 4.00 am. It is being escorted to the coast for further investigation. Earlier, the goods were brought from Britain to France in the ship Valan Gamam. Thereafter, Captain Ali has been transporting the goods. The Navy kept vigil until the ship neared the coast.