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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s brief visit and the speech he made in Sri Lanka confirm that India has turned Sri Lanka into one of its semi-colonies, the Pivithuru Hela Urumaya (PHU) said today.

It said the speech made in Dikoya by Premier Modi flanked by President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe proved that Sri Lanka had become another state of India.

“Mr. Modi pledged to expand the Indian-funded ambulance service to cover the entire country and build 10,000 housing units for residents in the estate sector. What right has he to make decisions on behalf of Sri Lanka? He spoke as if Sri Lanka was the 30th state of India with President Sirisena as the Governor and Premier Wickremesinghe as the Chief Minister of that state,” PHU General Secretary and MP, Udaya Gammanpila told a news briefing.

He said government leaders had repeatedly said Mr. Modi was arriving here as the chief guest for the UN Vesak Day festival held in Colombo and that his visit was purely based on cultural ties and not politics.

“However, Mr. Modi’s speech at the festival focused rather on Indo-Sri Lanka relationships than UN or Vesak Day. The Indian Premier commented on trade, investments and technology ties between the two countries. Indirectly, he indicated that the Economic and Technical Cooperation Agreement (ETCA) should be signed,” the MP said. (Lahiru Pothmulla)

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  • ananda Monday, 15 May 2017 03:45 PM

    This bugger is talking BS. via DM Android App

    DD Monday, 15 May 2017 03:52 PM

    True story

    Kaboos Monday, 15 May 2017 04:17 PM

    PHU how come when someone offer free ambulance service and 10000 houses for needy people become India 30 state.

    Pambaya Monday, 15 May 2017 04:32 PM

    I wish Sri Lanka also had a leader as strong as Mr. Modi

    Tissa Monday, 15 May 2017 04:36 PM

    If you Google Indian newspapers that covered Modi SL visit you will fully agree with PHU.

    shanthapriya Monday, 15 May 2017 04:38 PM

    certainly PM Modhi did not tell anything about vesak

    Casanova Monday, 15 May 2017 04:39 PM

    People should know the facts before they open up their mouth, some just dont know the difference between the BALLS and balls.

    Titanic Monday, 15 May 2017 04:41 PM

    So what can u do via DM Android App

    sach Monday, 15 May 2017 04:53 PM

    Yes. his speech at Wesak function too raises issues

    PHU beggers Monday, 15 May 2017 04:54 PM

    So what???? We r not a Rs.100/= begger.

    naval rating Tuesday, 16 May 2017 02:57 PM

    Remember Rajiv's Guard of Dishonor

    asanka Tuesday, 16 May 2017 03:45 PM

    people should be educated regarding this, otherwise they will believe what gov channel broadcasts. By the way I don't think india will be able to colonized us as they wish, until opposition parties exist

    joshua Tuesday, 16 May 2017 03:48 PM

    what a discovery!

    HUBERT Tuesday, 16 May 2017 06:26 PM

    MISER


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