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While claiming that it was a big mockery to appoint the Prime Minister, who was the mastermind of the bond scam, as the Law and Order Minister, the National Freedom Front (NFF) leader Wimal Weerawansa said the PM and the President should resign without dragging the country towards anarchy.

Addressing a news briefing, he said the President who proclaimed that he would not engage any culprits to run the government, seemed that he had forgotten what he had uttered during the pre-election period.

“The bond scam that took place in the Central Bank of Sri Lanka is considered to be a massive fraud that ever occurred in South Asia. The master brain of such fraud is now being appointed as the Law and Order Minister by the President. Further, giving the portfolio of Youth Affairs to Sagala Ratnayake is like setting a wolf to guard the chickens,” he said.

Therefore, he asked as to how the county would move forward in this circumstances and urged the President either to rethink of entrusting of portfolios or resign with the Premier. (Sheain Fernandopulle)

 

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  • Gil pappa Tuesday, 27 February 2018 11:49 AM

    No need to resign. They can changed their id cards and b.certificates for people's benefit as some politicians

    Buddhi Perera Tuesday, 27 February 2018 11:53 AM

    They should resign because they did not allow the law to send you and your masters to appropriate places.

    Fedi Tuesday, 27 February 2018 11:55 AM

    Fully agreed. You should be PM and Law and Order Minister.

    Reader Tuesday, 27 February 2018 11:57 AM

    LG polls are not Presidential or Parliamentary elections, wait for 2 years. This is a performance test. Next PC elections will test if they have learn a lesson and improved.

    Dean Tuesday, 27 February 2018 12:16 PM

    Machang you are correct we should dissolve the parliament And build A independent body which has power to check all the candidates back ground with what qualifications are these people eligible when they contest for the next parliament election

    Vipn B Tuesday, 27 February 2018 12:22 PM

    Before preaching others, why don't you set a good example by resigning yourself from politics for the stream of frauds and corruptions you yourself is guilty of?

    Dhammika Tuesday, 27 February 2018 01:11 PM

    LEMON PUFF.

    vithura Tuesday, 27 February 2018 03:47 PM

    So decrees the Governor General, what a clown.

    lafiri Tuesday, 27 February 2018 04:48 PM

    Lemon puff check the Forbes list of Richest Sri Lankan politicians your boss MARA tops the list with 18 Billion USD...

    Palli Kanda Tuesday, 27 February 2018 05:29 PM

    Didn't he use couple of Millions from the housing department to fund his nieces wedding?. Pot calling kettle black.one thing for sure, if MR comes to power WW will be our foreign minister.

    Nilanga_ds@optusnet.com.au Wednesday, 28 February 2018 10:38 AM

    Wimal! Set an example by resigning first. You have looted national money

    tishan Wednesday, 28 February 2018 01:31 PM

    Umbath natapan binkundo.math natannam binkundo.


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