UN official meets Basil

10 March 2018 06:02 pm - 13     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


A top UN official met Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) front-liner and former minister Basil Rajapaksa at his home on Thursday and discussed the latest political trends in Sri Lanka.

Mr. Rajapaksa told Daily Mirror that Mari Yamasitha, the head of the Asia and the Pacific Division of the United Nations Department of Political Affairs meeting him showed the international community's keenness to engage with the SLPP after its victory in the local government elections.

He said the status of the national unity government was also discussed.

“I told them the unity government was virtually nonexistent at the moment,” he said. (Kelum Bandara)

  Comments - 13

  • pala Saturday, 10 March 2018 07:28 PM

    But your case is too much greed for money, that's too peoples' funds,which put you all in trouble in Jan8th2015,otherwise nobody complaint about your capability of organization

    Scooby Doo Saturday, 10 March 2018 08:00 PM

    I wonder what wrong with these international officials to meet these wordclass thugs.

    johan Saturday, 10 March 2018 09:05 PM

    The Officials meeting ,non existing individuals in Government, should avoid. They should meet them with the permission of theGovernment.Otherwise this will bring embarrassing to thegovernment

    Buddhist Saturday, 10 March 2018 07:47 PM

    At last speaks the truth, the government is non existence because of stupid statements the President made during the local government campaign to steal votes from UNP.

    Ralahamy Saturday, 10 March 2018 07:54 PM

    Did the UN special envoy meet the US citizen in Sri Lanka Politics? How nice!!!

    Shan Saturday, 10 March 2018 08:05 PM

    The Official has met Basil at his home; Is the official in a private tour?

    Dhammika Saturday, 10 March 2018 08:25 PM

    To learn how to make a 35% commission on every DEAL ? .

    critical observer Saturday, 10 March 2018 11:39 PM

    Atleast the international community has recognized who has the peoples' node at present. Though both our leaders do not seam to realize it.

    Pathfinder Saturday, 10 March 2018 09:42 PM

    I suggest that he should meet Gotahabaya also,

    Sumana Saturday, 10 March 2018 10:45 PM

    what's wrong having a discussion with next president ?

    TONY Saturday, 10 March 2018 11:11 PM


    Justica USA.. Saturday, 10 March 2018 11:56 PM

    Isnt Basil a US citizen? How can he be involved in Politics in SL? Kumar Gunarathnam who held Australian n SL citizenship was jailed for doing so ..why is a UN official meeting Basil AT HOME by- passing protocol?Basil must not be involved in politics. He raped the countrys wealth while holding US citizenship. He shouldnt be in the board of any politucal party...what a shame, we have 2 sets of ruless

    Prasad Sunday, 11 March 2018 06:28 PM

    Basil the US citizen was severely warned by the UN official for conspiring to topple a democratically elected government in Sri Lanka.

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