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Minister of Foreign Affairs Ravi Karunanayake yesterday said there is nothing new in summoning him to the Presidential Commission investigating the bond issue.

Minister Karunanayake came up with this remark in Parliament in response to Joint Opposition MP Mahindananada Aluthgamage who made some allegations against him earlier during the sessions.

“MP Aluthgamage was engaged in assassinating my character earlier during the sessions and the person who did that today faces corruption charges himself,” the Minister said.

He said what Mr Aluthgamage came up with in his speech in the House was not relevant for yesterday’s debate.

“ I was summoned to the Presidential Commission today but I informed the Commission that I cannot attend as it was important to attend Parliament sessions as a Minister,” he added.(Yohan Perera and Ajith Siriwardana)

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  • THE WAY OUT Wednesday, 26 July 2017 10:19 AM

    " important to attend Parliament sessions as a Minister,” - LET EVERY DAY BE A PARLIAMENT DAY !

    Rip Van Winkle Wednesday, 26 July 2017 10:38 AM

    Waiting for the Day - James Bond 007 and Rest of the 160 Million House deal and rest of the People go to....................God Forgive them. Even the Thief on the Cross next to Jesus Christ was forgiven but received his Punishment - He accepted his Faults.If all the 225 MPs and PC members Local Government Members accept their fault how will be the Country will be ......

    John Wednesday, 26 July 2017 10:50 AM

    Before too long you have to face those who elected the UNP to power......

    ceylon Wednesday, 26 July 2017 11:25 AM

    inquiry is going on.no revelations of any corruption.he rented home.then bought it with leagaly earned money. via DM Android App

    Rasheed Wednesday, 26 July 2017 11:56 AM

    Why should Mr Aloysious pay for him?

    crylon Wednesday, 26 July 2017 01:04 PM

    nothing wrong for any financial exchangess between any one as long as leagal.years later known good men become bad men.same as rajapaksa family. via DM Android App

    Steve Wednesday, 26 July 2017 02:44 PM

    Of the 225 MPs being voted and being paid by the innocent citizens of this country, how many of them submitted their list of assets and belongings before being entered to last general elections? High time the public be vigilant is entertaining them to parliment what ever party or rank he may be.

    sanju Saturday, 29 July 2017 11:26 AM

    He should be suspended from his minister-ship while this investigation. Where we can clearly see his involvement. But unfortunately in Sri Lanka any politician can steal anything since everyone is stealing.


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