Samarasinghe to lead delegation

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Minister Mahinda Samarasinghe will lead the Sri Lankan delegation to Geneva, the government said. Minister Samarasinghe will be the only minister in the delegation, the rest of the delegation will comprise officials.

Minister Samarsinghe told Daily Mirror online the President had requested him to lead the delegation.

“The President asked me and I agreed. I will be the only Minister in the delegation and the rest will be officials” he said.

Sources said in this regard a meeting chaired by the President was held yesterday. External Affairs Minister G.L. Peiris, Minister Smarasinghe and other high level officials of the Ministry of External Affairs were present at the meeting when the decision was arrived at.( Hafeel Farisz)
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  • MountainLion Friday, 22 February 2013 07:57 AM

    Take Mervin, Modawansa and Thilanga with you. Then the team is well balance and compete.

    gamith Friday, 22 February 2013 07:58 AM

    If comes empty handed he should be sacked

    Kalu Banda Friday, 22 February 2013 11:17 AM

    Why not take the Chief Justice as well. He knows the ropes !

    GOBI Friday, 22 February 2013 08:13 AM

    Evidences and truths becomes stronger and stronger. Whoever leads outcome is pre-determined. May be you will have nice trip and hotel in Swiss. Dont fall from hotel as Hegaliya did in Australia

    jj Friday, 22 February 2013 08:18 AM

    What about "Mr. God Knows"? Isn't he part of the delegation ? or is that also "God know"?

    jj Friday, 22 February 2013 08:21 AM

    Why not sent our very efficient PSC TEAM that wrapped up the CJ's Impeachment in record time? I'm sure they will do the same before Navi Pillai could say "Welcome Delegates to.....".

    Nirmala Friday, 22 February 2013 08:22 AM

    Same story last time

    malkanthi Friday, 22 February 2013 08:39 AM

    It is difficult to justify wrong, somebody else commands somebody else facing the trial.

    RamUK Saturday, 23 February 2013 12:40 AM

    ..but its ok for the ltte supporters to forward the same fabricated tales even though their outdated & obsolete?

    Anura Friday, 22 February 2013 09:06 AM

    Add Wimal Weerawansa... too he is deserve as he is acting as "Andare"

    BandaraWannian Saturday, 23 February 2013 08:55 AM

    iF YOU LOSE, DON'T COME BACK., CLAIM ASYLUM THERE.

    Lucky Weeramantry Friday, 22 February 2013 09:06 AM

    GL Peiris Is Jet Lag So Mahinda Samarasinghe Leading The Delegation

    Lucky Weeramantry Friday, 22 February 2013 09:17 AM

    Yes One Brain Is Easy To Control Than 100 Brain Thinking In Different Directions.

    akashi Friday, 22 February 2013 12:00 AM

    can transit via THE HAGUE via DM Android App

    Lucky Weeramantry Friday, 22 February 2013 12:55 PM

    This Time We Have Sent Our B Team. A Team Will Be On Stand By In Case Of A Breakdown.

    Lucky Weeramantry Friday, 22 February 2013 01:03 PM

    The Situation Is Worsening By The Day. The Impeachment Has Back Fired On Us.

    Silva de Mervin Saturday, 23 February 2013 09:33 AM

    He needs a plane load of lemon puffs and English interpreter!

    Saman Sunday, 24 February 2013 12:00 AM

    Please don't get lost at Hague.

    Mr.Bean Sunday, 24 February 2013 12:04 AM

    Are you planning to stop over at Swaziland. Youy may have a luck there.

    Podiman Saturday, 23 February 2013 02:43 AM

    shihan i agreed with you thay should learn a lesson

    AJ Friday, 22 February 2013 12:00 AM

    This time its gonna b Bad News via DM Android App

    Saliya Wickremasuriya Sunday, 24 February 2013 12:00 AM

    If the government fails in Geneva, it'll deliver its usual "Kekille" justice" - KILLING ITS OWN MESSENGER. They did that to Ambassador Tamara K. who fought for SL. via DM Android App

    Mikee Friday, 22 February 2013 07:36 AM

    Is G.L Peiris a ceremonial Minister of External Affairs, after all he has traveled around the globe and laid the spadework to face the UN and now comes Mahinda Samarasinghe to lead the team. I sincerely hope that he will not mess up the whole affair like last time.

    shihan Friday, 22 February 2013 07:41 AM

    All the best.. Pay for your own karma.. for oppressing your own countrymen and women..

    Faris, Friday, 22 February 2013 10:47 AM

    Teach a lesson to Tiger sympathies & diaspora.

    MagodisThuma Friday, 22 February 2013 07:47 AM

    This time who ever Leads... No cheating, , No lies, No delays, No Bla..Bla..Bla.. game'll be over ! .

    willows Friday, 22 February 2013 07:55 AM

    a very very wise decision

    sayed Friday, 22 February 2013 07:55 AM

    Sir be ready this time Ceylon world Tamil congress also attempting to UN.

    MountainLion Friday, 22 February 2013 07:56 AM

    Now look for the fairy tails. Get a new set as the ones you have a outdated and obsolete.


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