Health Minister Rajitha Senaratne was trying to interfere with the functions of the Attorney General’s Department and Justice Ministry, Minister of Justice Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe said.
“Dengue is spreading all the country pushing people into risk of their lives and university system is on the verge of collapse, which would result in a break of producing educated youth, but the Health Minister is only concerned with the interest of the SAITM and seeking ways to exert revenge against others,” Minister said attending a ceremony in Rambawa.
He said Senaratne’s involvement in non-relevant activities had left no time for him to engage in the functions of the Health Ministry.
The Minister said the objectives of the National Unity Government formed after 70 years, was to usher good Governance but had so far failed to achieve its objectives.
“People of the country and the Maha Sangha should decide about an alternative way. However, we are not scared and would not retreat in our effort to bring the country on the correct tract,” he said.
Meanwhile, attending another event in Trincomalee, the Minister said some politicians had branded him as a tribesman when he tried to protect Judiciary and war heroes.
“When we protect our war heroes and secure the independence of the Judicial System from political interferences, some are trying to interrupt and we are branded as tribesmen, when we speak about the rights of the Sinhala people and when involve in activities for the protection of Buddha Sasana,” he said
He said those make such accusations seem to have no race or a religion.
“However we will continue to work for the country. We have confidence in the Lichchavi System of guidance to arrive at solutions to the problems,” he said.
Axe Sunday, 20 August 2017 12:50 PM
alibaba s relationship.. Both via DM Android App
bullshit Sunday, 20 August 2017 01:01 PM
what system you have . its a bullshit system
Prince Sunday, 20 August 2017 02:01 PM
Minister Rajitha is actually undoing the yahapalana. Give him many more spokesman roles.
Real Peace Sunday, 20 August 2017 02:04 PM
SLFP to UNP to SLFP again? First you manage yourself properly before you criticize anyone !!!
Ajith Sunday, 20 August 2017 02:14 PM
You can not compare dengue and judicial delays. Dengue is natural disaster and the other is man made to the benefit of Lawyers.
IK Sunday, 20 August 2017 07:08 PM
Are you trying to say health is not important? Has he not destroyed the entire system of medical education on personal grounds?
Jaliya Monday, 21 August 2017 08:46 AM
Truly feels sorry for your lack of understanding the subject !!
dulan Monday, 21 August 2017 09:33 AM
Dengu is on the decline. In India etc most villagers do not even know they have dengue!
Sincere Sunday, 20 August 2017 02:52 PM
Instead of blaming Rajitha, why not you appreciate his action in trying to remove the dust accumulated on those files at GF's office?
JOLLY BIRD Sunday, 20 August 2017 03:20 PM
WRONG COMPARISION AND WRONG EXPLANATION. DENGUE IS SPREAD NOT ONLY IN SRI LANKA. REF MEDIA TO FIND OUT STEPS TAKEN BY THE HEALTH MINISTRY TO PREVENT SPREAD OF THE DISEASE. THE GMOA IS MAKING UNIVERSITY STUDENTS SCAPEGOAT FOR THEIR SELFISH COURSE. ITS NOTHING TO DO WITH DR RAJITHA ACCUSATION. via DM Android App
Upul Sunday, 20 August 2017 03:38 PM
This person is trying cover up his failures by blaming others.
Lanka Shantha Sunday, 20 August 2017 04:13 PM
Soon they will check yours and your relatives bank accounts to see whether you are really was a clean minister. Because no one will forget that you bragged till you are in the office no one can sue Mr.....
Demo -crazy Sunday, 20 August 2017 04:47 PM
"People of the country and the Maha Sangha should decide" - please note - People (which includes the Sangha) have to decide. In fact all religious dignitaries are also the people with equal voting rights to decide democratically on issues. Don't talk crap..
nic Sunday, 20 August 2017 04:51 PM
Well WR - your time is up, what is to happen is your own making, so take a bow when the curtain call is made in parliament tomorrow - hope you have some element of humility to do so with grace.
Appuhami Sunday, 20 August 2017 04:59 PM
You all are corrupt. Don't try to be a saint now.
RELIGIOUS RULE Sunday, 20 August 2017 05:15 PM
" He said those make such accusations seem to have no race or a religion." In other words you have a race and religion (which we don't deny) and which you want rule with at the expense of democracy.
Kadiya Sunday, 20 August 2017 05:50 PM
An invitation from the JO gives Wijeydasa the licence to wag his tongue some more!
Yeti Sunday, 20 August 2017 05:51 PM
You just can't trust a Rajapaksa nowadays!
BUSHEL Sunday, 20 August 2017 05:57 PM
He has expressed rajitha's behavior in a nutshell which is the reality
malij Sunday, 20 August 2017 06:35 PM
The Health minister has done a good service for the country. Regulating the prices of drugs and stents, full treatment for the cancer and kidney patients and has stopped doctors fleecing poor patients, to name a few. What have you done as the justice minister??
Suranimala Sunday, 20 August 2017 06:36 PM
You are in the wrong camp. Should be in the JO.You try to hide behind the Saffron robe and try to score from "War heroes".
Raj Sunday, 20 August 2017 06:58 PM
At which stage he is now "on your mark" "Get Set" "Jump"?
Kal Sunday, 20 August 2017 07:00 PM
well said Sir. Good comment. Rajitha is ruining the country . No Doctors will be passing out this year because of him. He and his family.even the Field marshal how can he do politics.
DJ Sunday, 20 August 2017 08:53 PM
Immature behavior, you were in the same cabinet and done sweet nothing for the justice system. Court cases piled up. First for democracy is proper justice system.
malij Monday, 21 August 2017 08:39 AM
God save us!! another Rajapaksa.!
yahiya Monday, 21 August 2017 08:47 AM
dulan Monday, 21 August 2017 08:50 AM
Wow next Ranil will critic President or President Ranil!
Chris Monday, 21 August 2017 09:08 AM
Lack of a proper code of conduct for Ministers is damaging the reputation of the govt....there should be a better forum than public pronouncements to express grievances...didn't see this happening before.
ceylon Monday, 21 August 2017 10:13 AM
Sirisena, Ranil, Wijedasa made this government a bad government. via DM Android App
Rasheed Monday, 21 August 2017 11:33 AM
That means he is saving the War Heroes even after they have connection with the murder?
ReaderD Monday, 21 August 2017 11:38 AM
Good Governance is a broad term and within that they promised to remove corruption and bring to books those past corrupted people and bring home all hidden assets. But what happened to those. Either no Cases yet or filed ones delayed for years. So the Minister is just uttering with no fast action.
ceylon Monday, 21 August 2017 09:53 PM
lucky man.he is enjoying life with peoples expensess without doing anything good.he knows how to be five star pina. via DM Android App
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