Of the 18,615,577 aged 5 or over, 499,563 (2.7%) had received a higher education qualification, 2,293,841 (12.3%) had passed G. Another 75,000 Indian Tamils, who themselves or whose parents once applied for Indian citizenship, now wish to remain in Sri Lanka.
They are mostly concentrated in urban areas in the southern parts of the island with substantial populations in the Central and Eastern provinces.
In antiquity, Sri Lanka was known to travellers by a variety of names.
According to the Mahavamsa, the legendary Prince Vijaya named the land Tambapanni ("copper-red hands" or "copper-red earth"), because his followers' hands were reddened by the red soil of the area.
A republic and a unitary state governed by a semi-presidential system, it has had a long history of international engagement, as a founding member of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC), and a member of the United Nations, the Commonwealth of Nations, the G77, and the Non-Aligned Movement.
There has never been such a great Amateur porn tube website than this one and that is why it is still the number one movie website on the net.Its current existence is due to the merger of several empires present on the island under European colonial rule.The island is home to many cultures, languages and races.Most Sinhalese are Buddhist; most Tamils are Hindu; and the Moors and Malays are mostly Muslim.Sizeable minorities of both Sinhalese and Tamils are Christians, most of whom are Roman Catholic.The government, led by President Mahinda Rajapaksa of the United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA), maintained its grip on power in 2014.