Megapolis and Western Development Minister Champika Ranawaka said today that President Maithripala Sirisena's attention would likely to be focused on a presidential pardon for Ven. Galagoda Attte Gnanasara Thera who was sentenced to six years.
He said this in response to a question asked by a journalist after laying the foundation stone for the Gongawela Bus Terminal Development Project in Matale.
“However, I cannot confirm about a presidential pardon for Gnanasara Thera,” he said.(M.W.Somaratne)