Kiriella clarifies…

16 November 2015 03:38 am - 5     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


With reference to the gossip piece titled 'Yahapalanaya at work', that appeared on the front page of the Daily Mirror on Saturday, November 14, Highways and Higher Education Minister Lakshman Kiriella yesterday stated that his daughter who is a qualified Barrister is only his Private Secretary and his son-in-law is his Political Affairs Secretary.

He said that his daughter’s father-in-law had not been given any position. He said that both his daughter and son-in-law assisted him in the election campaign in a large way and they were able to obtain a huge victory at both the Presidential and general elections in the district. He also noted that he has a large portfolio and needs trusted people for his work.

  Comments - 5

  • Pillai Monday, 16 November 2015 03:10 PM

    Well begun is half done. Now they have started. They will handle worst than previous regime. We are waiting for next election to give them ??????

    Notnepotism Monday, 16 November 2015 09:15 AM

    It is not nepotism, it is absolutely a good governance!. What is this compared to the previous regime!, it nothing ehh.

    Purohitha Monday, 16 November 2015 09:18 AM

    How can you call it, is nepotism!, this is true, Yahapalanya, this is what we promised to people.

    Muhadiram Monday, 16 November 2015 09:53 AM

    All these politicians are same. Just replaced the worse by bad. Soon they become worse too.

    smith Monday, 16 November 2015 12:34 PM

    did they contest the elections or did you? who got the votes, who got the money? yahapaalanaya family affairs, getting on the MR track ehh

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