Opposition Leader Mahinda Rajapaksa today in a sarcastic manner said ‘very good’ upon being asked for his comments on reports of business Mogul Dhammika Perera preparing to contest the upcoming presidential poll.
When asked about reports of Dhammika Perera being ready to contest the presidential election, Mr. Rajapaksa said in Sinhala, “hari shoke, hari shoke.”
When asked if that’s a good thing, he said, “its good, very good.”
Journalists asked about the comments made by former defence secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa that he would definitely contest the presidential poll.
Mr. Rajapaksa replied: “He is also ready. Our party has to make a decision. Will announce the decision on time. The party has to convene to decide. We didn’t convene yet.”
He also commented on the the no confidence motion brought against Minister Rishad Bathiudeen
“The no-confidence motion is going through a select committee now. As the opposition, we will decide whether we should go to this. We should think based on our conscience whether we should go there and sit, being already aware of the committee has a majority representation of the government,” Mr. Rajapaksa said. (Lahiru Pothmulla)
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Comments - 7
DillonDP Wednesday, 22 May 2019 06:18 PM
I feel Damika would be a good candicate
sherrad Thursday, 23 May 2019 08:57 AM
Jude Thursday, 23 May 2019 08:45 AM
Next decade or more this place MUST be run by Military Government !!! No exception!!! OVER 70 years of politicians running this place must come to END temporary for the sake of finding lasting peace!!! And to get out of THE turmoil !!!
Chux Thursday, 23 May 2019 08:46 AM
Better get your act together for a fact you and your gang will be in Daught
TONY Thursday, 23 May 2019 08:58 AM
MR IS ALWAYS SARCASTIC AND NEVER RESPECT OTHERS. HE THINKS ONLY ABOUT HIMSELF AND HIS FAMILY
Ballot Man Thursday, 23 May 2019 09:12 AM
If true presidential race is gathering momentum. More people want to taste power and share a piece of the financial pie.
A.R Thursday, 23 May 2019 09:14 AM
We the people decide whether you are better, but the only great thing you did was winning the war that also we must applaud our forces not you, we elected our puppet lastly he is a puppet till date, we will give the country to singer, the third try
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