Sat, 31 Jul 2021 Today's Paper

Harin invites Namal to create new culture in new Parliament

2 July 2020 08:24 pm - 7     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

A A A

Former Sports Minister Harin Fernando today invited former UPFA MP Namal Rajapaksa for a joint struggle to create machinery and a culture in the new Parliament where MPs of different parties could work together when they hold the same ideology on certain issues.

Mr. Fernando came up with this invitation recalling the idea voiced by Mr. Rajapoaksa on the recent allegation made by former Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage that the cricket world cup final in 2011 was fixed.

Mr. Rajapaksa has called for the International Cricket Council to look into the allegations of match fixing during the 2011 Cricket World Cup.

“I implore the International Cricket Council and the Minister of Sports to immediately take action on these accusations and hold an impartial investigation on the matter, based on this alleged evidence,” Rajapaksa said in a tweet.

“Accusations such as these are very serious and tarnish the image of a sport that we all truly love,” he added.

Mr. Fernando said he would agree with Mr. Rajapaksa who has said accusations tarnish the image of a sport which everyone loves. “It seems that Mr. Rajapaksa holds the same idea as us. We could work together in this issue. Therefore I invite him to join me and other MPs to build up a culture and machinery in the new Parliament where we could work together whenever we agree on various issues,” he said.(Yohan Perera)

 

See Kapruka's top selling online shopping categories such as Toys, Grocery, Flowers, Birthday Cakes, Fruits, Chocolates, Clothing and Electronics. Also see Kapruka's unique online services such as Money Remittence,News, Courier/Delivery, Food Delivery and over 700 top brands. Also get products from Amazon & Ebay via Kapruka Gloabal Shop into Sri Lanka.

  Comments - 7

See Kapruka's top selling online shopping categories such as Toys, Grocery, Flowers, Birthday Cakes, Fruits, Chocolates, Clothing and Electronics. Also see Kapruka's unique online services such as Money Remittence,News, Courier/Delivery, Food Delivery and over 700 top brands. Also get products from Amazon & Ebay via Kapruka Gloabal Shop into Sri Lanka.

 

  • agriculturist Thursday, 02 July 2020 08:36 PM

    New culture? Make it agriculture so that we can eat good food.

    Andare Thursday, 02 July 2020 08:42 PM

    Harin, you see eye to eye with Namal only on the issue of match fixing allegation made by MA or do you want to also organise night road races in Kandy ?

    Mm Thursday, 02 July 2020 09:08 PM

    Apoooo, what would that culture be? Small ball/brain culture ?

    johan Thursday, 02 July 2020 09:19 PM

    What was Mahindananda doing in Nepal after all he went to see the World Match in India.There are doubts

    Will not get published Friday, 03 July 2020 10:29 AM

    Baron is a new type of leader, not sure family dynasties will get this, but Namal is the son of most corrupted politician in Srilanka’ s history. Interesting if Namal can have a long political life like his father, as we as citizens need to get smart. Don’t let reputation get in the way, majority if not all politicians are thieves, including Harin. But Namal is a lot worse, haven’t done anything for a day to make a living wage!

    DM Friday, 03 July 2020 12:46 PM

    Would he be in the next parliament, to begin with!

    Nimal Friday, 03 July 2020 02:24 PM

    You say something and then go to apologize. Now, do not let us here once again that you went to Namal also to apologize.


Add comment

Comments will be edited (grammar, spelling and slang) and authorized at the discretion of Daily Mirror online. The website also has the right not to publish selected comments.

Reply To:

Name - Reply Comment


Ugly sporting truths Sport scholarships thrive in culture of corruption

Sadly the cohort of perpetrators include egotistical leaders, coaches and eve

JR Jayewardene and the July 1983 Anti-Tamil Violence

July 24, 1983 was the day on which a destructive spree of anti-Tamil violence

“Medamulana Dynasty”: Four Sons and Three Grandsons of Don Alvin Rajapaksa

Basil Rohana Rajapaksa was sworn in as Finance minister in the Government of

Site survey near Akasa Chaitya: Is it the end of Yala?

The Yala National Park has been at the receiving end of human disturbances fr



See Kapruka's top selling online shopping categories such as Toys, Grocery, Flowers, Birthday Cakes, Fruits, Chocolates, Clothing and Electronics. Also see Kapruka's unique online services such as Money Remittence,News, Courier/Delivery, Food Delivery and over 700 top brands. Also get products from Amazon & Ebay via Kapruka Gloabal Shop into Sri Lanka.