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New vehicle for Ranil

12 August 2010 05:03 pm - 32     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


By Ajantha Kumara Agalakada

The cabinet has decided to provide a new official vehicle to the Leader of the Opposition Ranil Wickramesinghe after a cabinet memorandum was presented by Prime Minister D.M Jayarathne. The current official vehicle used by the leader of the opposition Ranil Wickramasighe is 12 years old.

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  • Thusi Friday, 13 August 2010 03:55 AM save himself from his own UNPers

    srilankan Friday, 13 August 2010 04:01 AM

    He might get a Rolls Royce for the work done for MR.

    Dinesh Friday, 13 August 2010 04:01 AM

    Why not for Sajith?

    Dee Friday, 13 August 2010 04:04 AM

    no need for a new one, one of the many lying around will do. at least reduce one from the 'three of the same types' and give one of em, this will save funds

    Muhandiram Imsid Friday, 13 August 2010 04:05 AM

    Swift quid pro quo. Here is proof that the Cabinet is quite alive to urgent needs!

    arshad Friday, 13 August 2010 08:24 AM

    R.W was using his personal vehicle for some time when his official vehicle breaksdown, Remember when he borrowed a vehicle from a supporter allegedly sold by the JHU leader some time back.

    Dammika Friday, 13 August 2010 04:13 AM

    I believe he will not accept

    willows Friday, 13 August 2010 04:16 AM

    what a pathetic situation of affairs in our politics???

    Cynic Friday, 13 August 2010 04:35 AM

    MR has rewarded Ranil for his services to the UPFA.

    M.H.Sheriff Friday, 13 August 2010 04:42 AM

    It looks like the Govt wants to Keep Ranil in the opposition forever, it seems he enjoys it.

    Concerned Friday, 13 August 2010 04:50 AM

    If he is a leader with a backbone, he will refuse this vehicle. If he accepts it then he cannot any longer talk about the sufferings of the masses in this country. Lets wait and see.

    AJ - Colombo Friday, 13 August 2010 09:50 AM

    Thanks to the good gesture between RW & MR

    Calistus Jayatilleke Friday, 13 August 2010 05:13 AM

    It really pays to pay a visit to the Temple Trees once in a way!

    Ray Friday, 13 August 2010 05:34 AM

    Everyone has his price !

    Devamithra Friday, 13 August 2010 05:39 AM

    What else has been promised ? UNP ers watch closely. He is two timing.

    Hemantha Friday, 13 August 2010 05:40 AM

    Mr. Ranil don't oppose for cost of living

    rohitha Thursday, 12 August 2010 06:27 PM

    He can continue to use it for another 12 years.

    Ruwan Ferdinandez Thursday, 12 August 2010 06:59 PM

    There you go! The secret discussions are bearing fruit! Will he accept it? Let's see how concerned the Opposition Leader is about the cost of living of the ordinary masses.

    Ruwan Ferdinandez Thursday, 12 August 2010 07:03 PM

    Let's face it, 12 years old it may be, but hardly a Fiat 'Punto,' is it?

    Lanke Banda Friday, 13 August 2010 05:48 AM

    One of these days he will cross over to MR.

    Elaris Thursday, 12 August 2010 07:41 PM

    A baby elephant?

    PABA AND ROSY Friday, 13 August 2010 05:57 AM


    Josh Friday, 13 August 2010 06:02 AM

    so this is what they were discussing about at the temple trees eh???

    Harry Thursday, 12 August 2010 08:37 PM


    Girigoris Thursday, 12 August 2010 09:29 PM

    The opposition leader's hard work. Well done Ranil!

    KD Friday, 13 August 2010 07:13 AM

    C'mon buddy. Its's our beloved leader we are talking about.

    Leslie Dason Friday, 13 August 2010 07:31 AM

    Concerned, he is bound to accept it and will tell us good reasons for doing so!

    Pats Friday, 13 August 2010 03:06 AM

    Harry, What Bullet Proof Cars for Ranil

    Bala Friday, 13 August 2010 03:09 AM

    So this why he was hanging around Temple Trees ostensibly for discussions. Yes at least get the crumbs.

    Mohamed Friday, 13 August 2010 03:13 AM

    Is this another of the Govt's way to get him to join hands with the Govt like they have always done with most other UNP members?

    MK Friday, 13 August 2010 07:50 AM

    This must be the first time that an opposition leader used an official vehicle for this long!! haha

    DHA Friday, 13 August 2010 03:39 AM

    Our politicians are famous for crossing over is Ranil too planning a crossover ....?

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