Gota is afraid to face the media with Sajith

Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) Presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa has been advised to avoid facing the media. Rajapaksa’s spokesman Dullas Alahapperuma said that the former Defence Secretary was avoiding the media based on legal advice but will contest the presidential election. It is understood that Mahinda has advised him to stay away from the media for the moment because questions on Human Rights abuse specially the White Van killings and killing of Journalist Lasantha are unanswerable and will make him loose votes. The United National Party has been questioning the…

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UK Minister of State holds talks in Sri Lanka

UK Minister of State (Minister for the Commonwealth, the UN and South Asia) and Prime Minister’s Special Representative on Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict, Lord Tariq Ahmad of Wimbledon had talks in Sri Lanka with politicians, civil society and others. He had talks with President Maithripala Sirisena, the Tamil National Alliance and several others over the past two days. The State Minister tweeted saying in his meeting with the President they discussed the growing relationship between the UK and Sri Lanka, the shared Commonwealth values, and the importance of peace,…

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Gota’s civil case: Gota’s documents are not in immigration

Gota’s civil case: Gota’s documents are not in immigration; Immigration Controller tells Court; Gota’s lawyer deceives the court; how did the Spelling mistakes resembles in Basil’s and Gota’s applications? (Lanka-e-News – 02.Oct.2019, 11.00PM) When the appeal court took the case today 2nd October of Gotabhaya Rajapaksa whether he is a legal citizen of Sri Lanka or not the deputy solicitor general Nerin Pulle who appeared on behalf of Immigration and Emigration Controller R.M.P.B.S Ratnayake, told the court that the immigration does not have any files of his dual citizenship when…

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what did Gota do for the country. Following is the list what Gota did

(Lanka-e-News – 30.Sep.2019, 5.00AM) 1.      Starting the white van abduction culture and kidnapping, abducting and enforce disappearing journalists, reporters and political dissidents 2.      Sending a SL airline to Switzerland to bring a puppy dog to his wife 3.      Killing the two chopper pilots who brought the gold captured by Sarath Fonseka of LTTE through a helicopter crash 4.      Killing of parliament MP Sripathi Suryarachchi through a fatal accident who proved with evidence that Rajapaksa gave extortion to LTTE 5.      Raising sharks at home and feeding…

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Neeraviyadi Incident & Reclaiming Our Plural History

The Jaffna People’s Forum for Coexistence finds the incident that occurred in Neeraviyadi, Mullaitivu last week deeply disturbing. Since the Easter attacks, inter-religious relations have become more fragile in Sri Lanka. In this context, what happened in Neeraviyadi might lead to the further deterioration of religious and ethnic coexistence. We have a duty to prevent incidents of this nature in the future by initiating mutually supportive conversations between the different communities that inhabit this island. On the 23rd of September, a group led by Buddhist monks including the Ven. Gnanasara Thero of the…

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Mangala asks what happened to Api Wenuwen Api war heroes fund

The Government has set a new record by increasing the salaries of public servants by 107 percent which hitherto no Government in power had ever granted, and it has also taken the extraordinary step of giving effect to the recommendation of the Presidential Commission on the elimination of salary anomalies, from January 1, 2020, Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera told the Media at the Finance Ministry on Wednesday, (September 25). Annually, the Government has to spend Rs. 1,000 billion on salaries for public servants and on pensions. With this new pay…

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