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Young MPs on a tour to China

26 October 2015 06:11 pm - 23     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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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
H.R.Dushmantha
Kavinda Jayawardane
Harshana Rajakaruna
Heshan Withanage
Imran Maharoof
Kanchana Wijesekera
D.B.Chanaka
Indika Anuruddha
Shehan Semasinghe
Dr. Nalin Jayatissa
Charles Nirmalanathan
S.M.Marikkar
Nalaka Kolonnage
A Ramunathan
Ashoka Priyantha
Chaminda Wijesekera

  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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