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Arjuna to contest for SLC vice presidency

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Minister of Ports and shipping Arjuna Ranathunga submitted nominations to contest as the vice president of the Sri Lanka Cricket Board at the next election to be held in January.

Minister Ranatunga said he got requests from around the country to contest for the presidency of the SLC but he decided to contest for the vice presidency as he was not eligible to contest for the presidency.

“I have to be in the executive committee for two years to serve as the president. I could have gone to the Minister, president or the Prime Minister and get permission but that is not the way I follow. I will have to wait till I get eligible,” he said.

Minister Ranatunga said he decided to contest the SLC election as he was concerned with school cricket and that he wanted to promote school cricket and get it into a different level.


 

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  • Andrew Pitugala Friday, 04 December 2015 03:51 PM

    exchanging positions with the brother so that both shipping and cricketing are under their belt. Beautiful arrangement.

    Pramod Fernando Friday, 04 December 2015 04:13 PM

    Why does he think that he is the King of all fields?

    Fassey Friday, 04 December 2015 05:40 PM

    Power more powers and the greed goes on.... never ends.

    Shuaib Saturday, 05 December 2015 12:26 PM

    Good Luck Arjuna, best wishes. from a Lankan cricketer fan.

    Bala Friday, 04 December 2015 11:34 AM

    Yes Arjuna - get into the ExCo and prevent others milking the cashcow that is SLC

    ANTON Friday, 04 December 2015 12:42 PM

    NOW HE HAS THE ABILITY TO TELL THE OTHERS TO "SHAPE UP OR SHIP OUT"

    devika.fernando@bigpond.com Friday, 04 December 2015 01:16 PM

    He is not a Saint as makes out to be.


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