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No ban on foreign artistes

2015-12-29 17:07:58
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The president and the government have no intention of banning foreign artistes from performing in Sri Lanka, though some have tried to give a wrong interpretation to President Maithripala Sirisena’s statement regarding the Enrique Iglesias concert, the government said today.

Social Empowerment and Welfare Minister S.B. Dissanayake said at a media briefing today that the president’s criticism was not directed at the singer, but rather at the organisers for the shortcomings at that particular concert, at which ‘indecent’ behaviour by some local fans was reported. (Piyumi Fonseka)




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  • ANTON Wednesday, 30 December 2015 06:02

    OUR GIRLS WERE NOT ENGAGED IN PROSTITUTION, IT WAS NOT A CABARET SHOW, IT WAS NOT A BIKINI FASHION SHOW, IT WAS NOT A AMUDA SHOW, ....... LET THEM ENJOY THE WAY LIKE.

    Reply : 2       72

    ANTON Wednesday, 30 December 2015 06:04

    " GIRLS , GOING TO MUSICAL SHOWS MST WEAR HIJABS."

    Reply : 5       44

    RadRav Wednesday, 30 December 2015 10:13

    ....and nothing else!

    Reply : 3       17

    Premalal Wednesday, 30 December 2015 10:21

    I am sure that the the country will have a collective breath of relief now that sanity has been restored. We also hope that the President would devote all his energy and good will to tackle the real issues of the country which I am sure he is well aware of because that is all he spoke of before the Presidential election.

    Reply : 0       14

    lawry Wednesday, 30 December 2015 11:10

    Just keep your bras tightly bound

    Reply : 1       7

    daham Wednesday, 30 December 2015 12:12

    How can SB talk about indecency? He is the one who wanted to strip and drag the former lady president along the road.

    Reply : 0       20

    Naufer Bawa Wednesday, 30 December 2015 13:59

    @SB you also tried to stripe satellite last year this time no, how can you talk about this?

    Reply : 0       6

    Animal Thursday, 31 December 2015 04:16

    Lets ban bras and panties... so girls will not be able to throw them...

    Reply : 0       1

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