I will be more of a statesman than a politician-MR

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President Mahinda Rajapaksa in an email interview with Daily Mirror spelt confidence of a victory at the January 8 polls while admitting that there still seems to be some areas such as foreign service and governance that needs improvement.

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  • Waco Saturday, 03 January 2015 03:57 AM

    Indra, you hit the nail right on the head.

    karu Thursday, 01 January 2015 04:49 PM

    Cherrs, who will pay the loans taken for cosmetic projects?

    Waco Thursday, 01 January 2015 01:25 PM

    You have already lost the confidence of people. You will get to know by the 9th Jan,2015.

    Kris Thursday, 01 January 2015 01:33 PM

    You missed the 2 years you had too. Thanks to stupidity of Namal and other fellow politicians and their actions, you will be history for future kids.

    premalal Thursday, 01 January 2015 01:37 PM

    How about the independent commissions and, judiciary.

    sampath Thursday, 01 January 2015 01:51 PM

    You had ample opportunities to do so. Hard to believe you anymore with the on-going violence that takes place.

    Sriyani Thursday, 01 January 2015 01:57 PM

    Not in this lifetime EVER again!

    gobbaya Thursday, 01 January 2015 02:11 PM

    sorry sir u missed that bus in 2009 after the war was over...people prayed for you to become a statesman instead u chose otherwise....now its too late pls pack ur bags..... via DM Android App

    Love lanka Thursday, 01 January 2015 02:15 PM

    There is common opposition to beat MR. But I highly doubt that there will be way too many cooks when it comes to governing. Hence my vote is to MR. My3 is not a proven leader...

    lucky Thursday, 01 January 2015 02:25 PM

    Actions must support the claim!

    Cherrs Thursday, 01 January 2015 02:37 PM

    Your record as a statesman and a president of Sri lanka you have a better record than any other presidents we had and you are a performing president and have come a long way with lots of obstacles and challenges where all previous stateman left behind for you to finish including the LTTE and we appreciate your efforts and hope you will take our country further forward with infrastructure developments, peace and happiness

    GC Thursday, 01 January 2015 02:38 PM

    Only now? Too late, Mr President.How can we trust you will be what you say this time?

    Indra Wimalasena Friday, 02 January 2015 05:46 PM

    Fat Hope!!!Too late Your Excellency. You are not that kind of material.Indra W.

    Don Don Thursday, 01 January 2015 02:51 PM

    How you have improved during the last 10 years enough, goodbye Mr.President. We do not want to see another diplomat being hit by Sajin Vaas.

    Mad-Hawa Thursday, 01 January 2015 02:52 PM

    Is it going to be only day time ?

    Chathu Thursday, 01 January 2015 02:57 PM

    Is today the first of April via DM Android App

    mailman Friday, 02 January 2015 11:08 AM

    Too many cooks in the my3 party is the best thing right now, as this way there will be enough pressure on my3 to achieve the 100 day promise. If he does thins RW will be the premiere, he is an educated man, but people rather see a man boast about himself, and talk about what he did. He was elected as a president to do certain things. He does not have to play a drum for doing his job. We need an educated leader as we have had enough fools running the country thus far. We need a visionary to get back the GSP as well as reduction of cost of living. With MR in power non of this will happen.

    weera Friday, 02 January 2015 11:48 PM

    Please go back to Madamulaana and dream of becoming a Statesman. among your family members.

    Don Udawatte Saturday, 03 January 2015 12:04 AM

    you messed it up in style. People had much trust in you for regaining Sri Lanka . You threw it away and I think your children and some of your close associates misled you to defeat.My3 will be the next best who came up with the challenge and we will try him out in the absence of a real UNP leader.


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