Nearly 17 young parliamentarians from all political parties in parliament today left for China on a familiarization tour under a programme sponsored by the Chinese Government, it is learnt.
The programme has been organized for the MPs to get a better understanding of the Chinese system of governance and its policies.
This is the first official tour undertaken to any country by a parliamentary delegation after the new parliament was formed. (Kelum Bandara)
List of MPs
Anuradha Jayaratne - Group Leader
Dr. Nalin Jayatissa
Comments - 23
Prem Nath Tuesday, 27 October 2015 02:36 PM
With this government it was supposed to be the Indian side of it.What made this change. Tightening of screws by the Chinese?
Jayan Thursday, 29 October 2015 05:44 PM
Chinese government is felicitating these crooks who helped China to rob this country.
Jude Wednesday, 28 October 2015 04:00 AM
FYI In SL less than 5% pay income tax!!!?
S.P.RAMKUMAR Monday, 02 November 2015 08:47 AM
It is really good because these youngsters may learn how to increase economic performance when they pass bills on each industries.
rommel Tuesday, 27 October 2015 04:11 PM
Lets hope they will learn how China deals with CORRUPT officials, Hope they can meet some who are under arrest for cheating the people and bring a copy of the 50 odd offences where capital punishment is given.Hope they will see how the Customs, Immigration and Inland revenue are in uniform..
Cobra Wednesday, 28 October 2015 07:42 AM
Are they taking the slow boat to China?
kumaran Tuesday, 27 October 2015 04:22 PM
They will be the supporters of the Chinese connection hen they return. Wait and se
Sapu Tuesday, 27 October 2015 07:11 AM
Why China? Even if China funds it we could have gone to a EU country and learn from them. Only good thing to learn from China is hanging corrupt officials
qatar Tuesday, 27 October 2015 04:33 PM
Party for the boys..
Amanda Tuesday, 27 October 2015 07:58 AM
The next lot of playboys on tour courtesy of the tax payers of the banana republic!
Bala Tuesday, 27 October 2015 08:21 AM
Are they taking the new pistola also to China.
Voter Tuesday, 27 October 2015 08:32 AM
Hirunika although young not included via DM Android App
TONY Tuesday, 27 October 2015 05:12 PM
SUSPECTED THAT THIS IS A BRIBE BY THE CHINESE GOVT
renu Tuesday, 27 October 2015 05:27 PM
Leader has a reputation of Sinister things, has that been taken into consideration
Labby Tuesday, 27 October 2015 09:43 AM
What about Namal Rajapakse? Perhaps they considered that he already is fully aware of the Chinese system.
ANTON Tuesday, 27 October 2015 10:11 AM
AT LEAST THESE PEOPLE WILL LEARN HOW TO USE CHINESE LOANS MORE EFFICIENTLY AND EFFECTIVELY
Rahula Tuesday, 27 October 2015 07:13 PM
Chinese brainwashing. When they come back home, tell them "Port City Sucks, Dalai Lama, and free Tibet" if they throw a fit they will need to be send to a re-education camp lol.
ANTON Tuesday, 27 October 2015 10:15 AM
VERY GOOD COMBINATION, SINHALA, TAMIL , MUSLIM, CHRISTIANS, BUDDHISTS, HINDUS, ISLAM.......DOCTORS AND PROCTORS........
The God Father Tuesday, 27 October 2015 11:09 AM
Only the Sri Lankan Parliamentarians are being invited, not the Chinese spy.
kondaya77 Tuesday, 27 October 2015 09:15 PM
They are going to China to learn how democracy works.
Don Harry Tuesday, 27 October 2015 12:03 PM
Are you mad ? How come the Namal being a fresh MP ? Check your brain.
Dan Tuesday, 27 October 2015 01:09 PM
Leader of the group is. no. 1 kudukaraya. He will see how will see how ti smuggle more kudu to Sri Lanka. Yahapalana!!!!
Bala Tuesday, 27 October 2015 01:26 PM
Hope they keep behind the new pistols issued to them. They can get cheap Chinese toy pistols to frighten people like the Tangalle Mayor.
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