Video: Final farewell

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President Mahinda Rajapaksa is seen waving to onlookers just before leaving the Presidential Secretariat after meeting his ministers at a hurriedly convened meeting today soon after he conceded defeat. Pix by Kithsiri de Mel

Video by Sanath Desmond

  Comments - 16

  • akilan Friday, 09 January 2015 01:53 PM

    Mervin,please out of any media for next 5 to 10 years. We had enough with you.

    chakabuka Friday, 09 January 2015 09:40 PM

    bye bye uncle.

    ashok Friday, 09 January 2015 01:59 PM

    Mervyn Silva - The Interim President of Sri Lanka.

    MInol sameera fernando Saturday, 10 January 2015 11:18 AM

    All the kings and ministers must understand finally they have nothing but repercussion....

    jonta Friday, 09 January 2015 02:07 PM

    I will never forget, neither will I ever lose gratitude for the freedom or beautiful blooming Sri Lanka you have created for us! Its your family who did this to you.

    sangaralingham Tuesday, 13 January 2015 11:33 PM

    are we grateful or loathful at turn of events

    Lankiyek Sunday, 11 January 2015 03:49 AM

    If the present president and his team get this foolish and uneducated fellow into their fold once again, some of us will consider them too as equal to the Rajapakses!!

    Naman Saturday, 10 January 2015 04:58 PM

    All the King and his Ministers are leaving their Jobs much wealthier than when they took up their position.Can we total the amount they have amassed

    Ami Friday, 09 January 2015 10:56 PM

    Not only media but also from politics forever

    ranmal Friday, 09 January 2015 10:57 PM

    Do not want to see these jokers any more. They ruined the country

    Ravi Tuesday, 13 January 2015 01:43 PM

    Mervin before he leaves take your file, if he goes to the other side you will have problems

    Jayampathie Friday, 09 January 2015 09:04 PM

    You are the one person who should responsible for the MR defeat.

    Dr M.L.Najimudeen Saturday, 10 January 2015 12:41 PM

    Mahinda Rajapakshe had transferred the power very smoothly. He is a great statesman. He made the country proud. World all over feels that Sri Lanka is a civilised nation

    OMG Monday, 12 January 2015 04:03 PM

    Will be interesting know what happens to Mervyn now.

    S.Vimalanathan Friday, 09 January 2015 09:22 PM

    Like to have members of Parliament with dignity and of course accountability as well

    PuvanaChandra Saturday, 10 January 2015 11:47 PM

    Transfer of power was not all that smooth to praise the out going president.Evidence to indicate that there were plans to cling on to power until the last minute.we need a clean slate,ethical and honest governance.It would be better if the old guard retire and contemplate on all their misdeeds of the past 10 years,put their hands up ,accept responsibility for the state our country is in morally and let the youngsters learn from the mistakes committed before taking up politics.

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