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MR meets former defence heads

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Leader of the Opposition Mahinda Rajapaksa yesterday met the former defence chiefs led by former defence secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa to discuss the prevailing security situation in the country.

“I met with the former defense chiefs to discuss the current situation that has arisen with the national security. Requested them to provide me with a report with measures that can be taken both short term and long term with regards to the current situation the country faces,” former President Rajapaksa tweeted.

Former commanders- Admiral (rtd) Wasantha Karannagoda, Air Marshal (Rtd) Roshan Goonethilake, Air Marshal (Rtd) Mohan Wijewickreme, General (rtd) G.A. Chandrasiri, General (rtd) Jagath Jayasuriya, Admiral(rtd) Jayanath Colombage, General (rtd) Daya Ratnayake also attended.

  Comments - 12

  • Samantha Matharaarachchi Monday, 29 April 2019 10:05 AM

    Good attempt. Need to get veterans' opinions as well..

    Rambo Monday, 29 April 2019 10:15 AM

    Good show for uneducated

    Nilakshi Monday, 29 April 2019 10:16 AM

    Thank you for coming together and being united in such crisis. Sri Lanka needs leaders like you.

    Nihal Amarasekera Monday, 29 April 2019 10:19 AM

    Government about to emerge from the shadows or hoping to.

    Roshanaly Monday, 29 April 2019 10:37 AM

    Why SF was not present? Now the time to forget the difference and unite for the sake of the country.

    sam Monday, 29 April 2019 11:01 AM

    This is called Take Advantage of the plight of others

    Nava Monday, 29 April 2019 11:06 AM

    Roshanaly: SF is not a retired officer. He is now holding an active service rank. So is Shavendra Silva.

    Lawry Monday, 29 April 2019 11:06 AM

    Not funny. On the day if the crisis the Prime Minister had trouble meeting them?

    Lalu Monday, 29 April 2019 11:49 AM

    Four Govts here. My3, RW, MR and Islamic.

    Kamba Horu Monday, 29 April 2019 11:50 AM

    Wonder why the whole ex-president clowns are very quiet.....

    Suraj Paiva Monday, 29 April 2019 04:27 PM

    MR met with his former murders of innocent civilians. What's the difference between NTJ(National Thawheed Jamath) and these murders.

    Don Monday, 29 April 2019 07:54 PM

    When these defence heads were there, LTTE terrorists bombed Central Bank, Dalada Maligawa and they even used air-raids. They are fraudsters.


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