‘Salon de Mahinda’

30 July 2012 11:38 pm - 26     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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President Mahinda Rajapaksa yesterday said that the door to the government was similar to that of a salon door.

Commenting on the possibility of a crossover by UNP MP Dayasiri Jayasekara who had met him a few days ago, the President quipped, ‘The door to our government is similar to that of a salon door. If you come from opposite direction you can enter without a problem and if one wants to get out that too is equally possible,”

The President made this remark addressing the print and electronic media editors at Temple Trees.

  Comments - 26

  • Janaka Tuesday, 31 July 2012 09:05 AM

    Mr President , can you please please take Ranil , we beg you !

    dona katharina Wednesday, 01 August 2012 01:41 AM

    what is your class?

    jeyarajah Wednesday, 01 August 2012 01:59 AM

    yeh,They are coming inn and going out not only to cut their hair but also their head very soon.

    nicky karunarathna Tuesday, 31 July 2012 02:35 AM

    That's the most profound seven star democracy he practices, unlike JRJ who took signed letters before hand from every MP when they were elected to the government. Anyone can come and go as they wishes, if they dislike his way of governence and talk whatever the way they want without any restrictions.

    Pramod Fernando Tuesday, 31 July 2012 12:15 PM

    bageta salon doren ringa
    enawalu Daya langadi roonga..........

    Renu Tuesday, 31 July 2012 12:16 PM

    Yes it is run like an old baber saloon in the village alright, there all sorts of cuts

    Citizen Perera Tuesday, 31 July 2012 04:19 AM

    All politicians are in dreamworld .... we citizens are facing reality...

    g1 Tuesday, 31 July 2012 01:01 PM

    And then we go and elect the same morons again to run the govt.

    lankan Tuesday, 31 July 2012 01:04 PM

    3rd class speech

    Amarathunga Chandika Tuesday, 31 July 2012 05:20 AM

    Mr. President you have a talent of Mezmerizing people, that's why still you are holding the Big Seat.

    Bikechain Bubbleband Tuesday, 31 July 2012 05:26 AM

    You are a good actor MR, with your talk & axents you can win anyone. This Salon door formula is wonderful keep up and maintain it until you are in power. Good luck.

    Kiris Baba Amaray Tuesday, 31 July 2012 05:30 AM

    One humble request Hon President, send all your cronic Ministers out through your Saloon Door and bring talented young & active guys like Dayasiri Jayasekera through the same door.

    Jayantha Jayamanne Tuesday, 31 July 2012 05:34 AM

    You could give any examples, but never dream even Dayasiri will come in through your Saloon door, President.

    Nimal Tuesday, 31 July 2012 05:33 AM

    Dayasiri was nearly IN through this' Salon Door', when he was abruptly stopped and advised to retreat by the Mahanayakes....understand there are several standing near this famous door......thinking to go forward or retreat

    mo Tuesday, 31 July 2012 04:30 PM

    mr president u can keep open dh door untill ur honeymoon period then newton's 3rd law will apply for every act ,goodluck

    Anura Tuesday, 31 July 2012 04:24 PM

    This salon is run with public money and all customers and their kith n kin are paid by tax payers money.

    Minister Tuesday, 31 July 2012 05:29 AM

    Offer a Cabinet portfolio as the bait, Dayasiri will open the salon door to enter at the next second!

    Dee Tuesday, 31 July 2012 05:46 AM

    yes, one comes in for a hair cut and goes out bald headed.

    CHB Tuesday, 31 July 2012 05:35 PM

    Mr President...Get rid of ministers like Mervin Silva. If you are unable to do that he is the owner of the saloon and you are head of the barbers.

    KangarooMan Tuesday, 31 July 2012 06:29 PM

    It seems that that is the best way to pass the message to the masses....

    Anon69 Tuesday, 31 July 2012 07:20 PM

    You are one big Freeking idiot like MR. has no Brains. Auction Your Brain, MRs and Ranils, see who fetch the most. My guess is it will be MR's. Brand spanking new, never used.

    Naman Tuesday, 31 July 2012 07:52 PM

    He mesmerise the opponents by dangling the ministerial posts & or $$$$$$$$$

    Naman Tuesday, 31 July 2012 08:01 PM

    He better served as the permanent opposition leader!!!

    Bawa Wednesday, 01 August 2012 08:01 AM

    Ranil has no hair to forcutting in UPFA- saloon

    Nifrazmaestro Wednesday, 01 August 2012 09:07 AM

    whatever said and done. MR seems to b a real hero. if he continuous for another 4,5 years, there'll be no UNP in SL.

    citizen junior Wednesday, 01 August 2012 01:27 AM

    You call yourself a Lankan ?. its an excellent speech, when others tried to pocket in Letters of Resignation for fear of loosing them to opposition, he keeps the doors open allowing free movment- thats democracy.


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