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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said today he had ordered a full investigation into the incident which occurred at the Homagama Courts where a certain group had held a protest against the remanding of Ven. Galagodaatte Gnanasara Thera.

He said he would submit a report to the most Venerable Mahanayaka Theras.

The Prime Minister told Parliament that the law would be enforced on anyone no matter who they were.

“Everyone is equal before the law and we will not allow ‘Somaramas’ and ‘Buddarakithas’ to emerge again," he said.

He who referred to the global situation said the practice today in the world is cooperation among all countries. Therefore he said Sri Lanka should also work with all the countries of the world. He said ten thousand acres in Andhra Pradesh has been given to China.

The Prime Minister said Sri Lanka should follow countries such as Singapore which had a considerable say in global affairs.

“Sri Lanka too is becoming an important country in the World and that's why the Foreign Ministry played a role in bringing about stability in the Maldives," he said adding that the recent overseas visits of President Maithripala Sirisena were ample proof of this situation. (Yohan Perera)

  Comments - 9

  • Janathawa Tuesday, 26 January 2016 06:44 PM

    Some people think that the freedom they enjoy today without death squads is a weakness of the government.

    mnsmart Tuesday, 26 January 2016 07:08 PM

    well said sir, we are confident that the government will handle this situation effectively

    Coconut Republic Tuesday, 26 January 2016 07:12 PM

    Charge all of them

    Sri Thursday, 28 January 2016 04:41 AM

    Buddhist monks should engage in Buddhist activities not in politics....

    OMG Tuesday, 26 January 2016 07:40 PM

    Well said our honorable PM. We need proper law and order in this country for public live in peace.

    Nethra Wednesday, 27 January 2016 10:29 AM

    If the Buddhist priests start to behave in this way there is doubt whether Buddhism will survive in Sri Lanka for another 50 years,if so the Buddhist priest will hold responsibility.It is high time not just recruit children as Buddhist priest,but recruit minimum age 15 to sixteen to start with.The priests who participated recent circus act may be mostly recruited in the very teen age,they are not aware the gravity of the act.

    Bubble Banda Tuesday, 26 January 2016 08:30 PM

    Our PM is a honest person, the entire world knows. Now he should act wisely to take action against Bogus Monks.

    shanthapriya Thursday, 28 January 2016 08:57 AM

    buddhism is beyond your understanding. It is far away

    Wise Donkey Wednesday, 27 January 2016 08:58 AM

    We are really proud to have an honest person in that position. No one can question about his honesty.


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