Ravi's resignation sets a good precedent: PM

10 August 2017 03:45 pm - 9     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

A A A

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said in Parliament today that Foreign Affairs Minister Ravi Karunanayake had set a good precedent by resigning from his portfolio.

He said no member of the previous government had resigned no matter how serious the charges levelled against them were.

The Premier said the minister’s resignation to allow for impartial investigations showed this government’s commitment to good governance.

The Premier said media institutions were making allegations today taking advantage of the environment of freedom that prevails in the country today.

"Had the media done this during the previous regime, it would have experienced the same fate which befell Lasantha Wickramatunga and Prageeth Eknaligoda. Media today paints everyone as thieves because of media freedom," he said.

 

 

See Kapruka's top selling online shopping categories such as Toys, Grocery, Flowers, Birthday Cakes, Fruits, Chocolates, Clothing and Electronics. Also see Kapruka's unique online services such as Money Remittence,News, Courier/Delivery, Food Delivery and over 700 top brands. Also get products from Amazon & Ebay via Kapruka Gloabal Shop into Sri Lanka.

 

  Comments - 9

See Kapruka's top selling online shopping categories such as Toys, Grocery, Flowers, Birthday Cakes, Fruits, Chocolates, Clothing and Electronics. Also see Kapruka's unique online services such as Money Remittence,News, Courier/Delivery, Food Delivery and over 700 top brands. Also get products from Amazon & Ebay via Kapruka Gloabal Shop into Sri Lanka.

 

 
  • MP Thursday, 10 August 2017 04:05 PM

    Exemplary!

    devg Thursday, 10 August 2017 04:11 PM

    So I respect PM...

    CHANDRA Thursday, 10 August 2017 04:12 PM

    Not only RK other people who involved to be resigned and lost to be recovered. Then only setting example. via DM Android App

    Naradha Thursday, 10 August 2017 04:13 PM

    We salute you Ravi for resigning to conduct impartial inquiry and setting an example.

    Premalal Thursday, 10 August 2017 04:56 PM

    Don't be so sure. Politics of Sri-Lanka moves in misterious ways

    Premalal Thursday, 10 August 2017 08:17 PM

    Who's next?

    Dr. A.C.B. Jayaweera Friday, 11 August 2017 10:01 AM

    Sir, you are correct. Likewise, you also step down and pave the way to Sajith to run the show smoothly.

    Kiris Baba Amaray Friday, 11 August 2017 10:03 AM

    Mr. Prime Minister, its enough you lead UNP, be a chairman and give your chair to another wise person, that is the right thing to do.

    manu Friday, 11 August 2017 01:00 PM

    What about you with the CB scamp?


Add comment

Comments will be edited (grammar, spelling and slang) and authorized at the discretion of Daily Mirror online. The website also has the right not to publish selected comments.

Reply To:

Name - Reply Comment




Credentials of official raise controversy

Amila Ishan Kankanamge, the Government appointed non-Executive Director to Mo

How the SLAF killed the LTTE’s “Smiling Cobra” in an air strike

More than eleven years have passed since the war between the Sri Lankan Armed

Sri Lanka in CT Level 3, health experts

As Sri Lanka witnessed the highest number of deaths in a single day and with

How Covid-19 is further marginalising the vulnerable

Although the COVID-19 pandemic was initially described by many as a “great

See Kapruka's top selling online shopping categories such as Toys, Grocery, Flowers, Birthday Cakes, Fruits, Chocolates, Clothing and Electronics. Also see Kapruka's unique online services such as Money Remittence,News, Courier/Delivery, Food Delivery and over 700 top brands. Also get products from Amazon & Ebay via Kapruka Gloabal Shop into Sri Lanka.