Former President and MP Mahinda Rajapaksa today said the country was like a piece of cake as everything was in order and in shape, when his Government handed it over to the new Government.
However, he said the Government had failed to gain benefits from the given opportunity.
“We put an end to the war, developed the country and increased foreign reserves before the Government took control of the country. It was handed over like a ‘piece of cake’ and everything was in order. But once the Government took over, the economy collapsed rapidly,” he said at a New Year function at his public relations office.
Mr. Rajapaksa said if the Government continued with development process without abruptly halting them, people would have benefitted well today.
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Comments - 35
S.Sriranjan Wednesday, 20 April 2016 04:39 AM
Agree!! Only a Piece of Cake on his Plate!!!
Premalal Tuesday, 19 April 2016 11:58 AM
You ate the cake and laughed all the way to the bank.
M.O.Daya Wednesday, 20 April 2016 06:58 PM
Rajayata hambawunu cake kealak wage. He is saying that the state should have eaten the country as it was given like a piece of cake! Wow! No leader of any country would want to eat the country.
Perumal Tuesday, 19 April 2016 12:13 PM
It was so compelling a piece that I ate it with my family
Lalith Monday, 18 April 2016 09:42 PM
yes.it was a cake with full of worms. via DM Android App
Manushya Monday, 18 April 2016 03:19 PM
Sir, Was it the reason you ate it without leaving a trace? LOL
Rhonda Taylor Monday, 18 April 2016 03:20 PM
You are right, it was a piece of cake and you and your family walloped the whole thing, now lick the plate and shed crocodile tears
annoyed Monday, 18 April 2016 03:31 PM
There is difference between fiction and reality, mr. Former president. Lanuages have words and they can be put to sentences. That doesnt mean it is truth. You need to fit for your political maturity and age. That will earn respect
Indika Monday, 18 April 2016 03:35 PM
And you ate it like it was one too
Christoper D.D. Monday, 18 April 2016 03:37 PM
Yes, that is the reason your family ate that cake without any left-over?
desilva Monday, 18 April 2016 03:40 PM
Yes everything was in shape
Firaz Anver Monday, 18 April 2016 03:43 PM
If it was a piece of cake why did you have early elections? You can't fool the people all the time.
ANTON Monday, 18 April 2016 03:43 PM
TRUE SIR.......... BUT YOU SHOULD HAVE GIVEN THE FULL CAKE...........
ANTON Monday, 18 April 2016 03:48 PM
YOU ALL ATE RICH CAKE, ICING CAKE , WEDDING CAKE AND GAVE US JUST A PIECE OF BUTTER CAKE
sobers Monday, 18 April 2016 03:51 PM
Cake with many holes!
Be Fair Monday, 18 April 2016 03:52 PM
Couldn't agree with you MR, it is a cake, nice and in shape. But stored the wrong way, now only do we realize the muck used to bake the cake, the stink it has
jayan Monday, 18 April 2016 03:54 PM
you and your family ate it with fraud and thuggery
MP Monday, 18 April 2016 04:00 PM
Very true.You, family and goons ate the cake and left only a small piece for the whole country. luckily things changed, otherwise that piece also would have been gulped by now.
ANTON Monday, 18 April 2016 04:03 PM
OW SIR , GATHTHU GAMAN ARUN KATEY DAA GATHTHA.......
Cobra Tuesday, 19 April 2016 07:15 AM
And the Royal family and friends ate it up all by themselves!!!!!!
The Orphan Monday, 18 April 2016 04:06 PM
Inside the piece of cake, it was full of maggots.
ROY Tuesday, 19 April 2016 07:18 AM
MR AND ALL HIS SISTERS, BROTHERS AND THEIR CHILDREN ATE THE CAKE AND GAVE THE PUBLIC THE EMPTY PLATE,SHAMELESS GUY
renu Monday, 18 April 2016 04:07 PM
You hit the nail on the head. You and your family enjoyed every bit of the cake, and left nothing for others. Your statement is very right
citizen Monday, 18 April 2016 04:07 PM
It was true before previous regime and they ate all the pieces and handed the empty tray to the new government.
Nuwan Tuesday, 19 April 2016 07:26 AM
MR says it was a pice of cake! That's exactly he shared the cake with his close kith and kin! MR ate it!
Sam Monday, 18 April 2016 04:09 PM
He doesn't realize that he ate the piece of cake all by himself and hid the crumbs also! Shame that he's still boasting about himself when he knows he is the reason for the downfall!
renu Monday, 18 April 2016 04:10 PM
Mahinda check with the family whether it was tasty . I am sure it was that is why you are looking for another cake. Talk sense and live with reality
Unchikun Monday, 18 April 2016 05:15 PM
Yes,the cake was good, made of rotten eggs (high interest loans). Now we have got the stomach ach and are having loose motions!
jolly bird Monday, 18 April 2016 05:49 PM
LAW AND ORDER FLOURIHED IN THE COUNTRY UNDER RUDE REGIME. via DM Android App
lalith de silva Monday, 18 April 2016 06:00 PM
tenure of MR so great and we ended up with 40000 people with kidney disease cheers
Rizwie Monday, 18 April 2016 06:21 PM
Was MR a magician or a Joker.
willows Tuesday, 19 April 2016 09:37 AM
and the royal family ate every thing ha ha
Rizwie Monday, 18 April 2016 06:38 PM
Now MR has become a great joker.
Yahapala Monday, 18 April 2016 06:42 PM
Absolutely true. A piece of cake, ate by Rajapkses and his clang.
Shifa Tuesday, 19 April 2016 10:40 AM
Wow!This is what you call "ask and eat!"
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