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4 October 2014 07:51 pm - 51     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


Public Relations and Public Affairs Minister Mervyn Silva said that there is no point in being a minister of this government if he is unable to fulfil people’s needs.
“If I am unable to fulfil the people’s needs and the government is not ready to help me to serve the people, there is no point in keeping the vehicles and security given to me and also being a minister of this government,” Minister Silva said addressing an event in Peliyagoda on Saturday (4).

He also said that he was not allowed to work as a minister for one year and two months. “I am very disappointed about it,” he said.

  Comments - 51

  • Mottayah Sunday, 05 October 2014 10:06 AM

    [quote name="samson"]Mr MV is asking and eating fro MR & co.....[/quote]
    Hullo Mervyn....What part of the message have you Not understood from MR...HE does not want you anymore and you are on your way out,..Either you jump or you will be Pushed..Go, Go, Go men

    HellWelcomes Sunday, 05 October 2014 05:00 AM

    He loves animals more. Therefore, the best occupation for him is tending animals.

    Yehiya Sunday, 05 October 2014 05:03 AM

    side effect of drugs.

    Kevin Sunday, 05 October 2014 05:25 AM

    What he means by people is people in his Family! The day this goon and many like him leave politics and this country, We Sri Lanka will be really fortunate and luck! SO GET LOST YOU MORON!

    meranchi Sunday, 05 October 2014 05:34 AM

    he is a party painter only way he is talking and acting show stupidity wast and worst and wast......i

    meranchi Sunday, 05 October 2014 05:41 AM

    Do you fill full your pocket...? that is only your target now you got obstacle you a path i think.....i

    thug Sunday, 05 October 2014 12:39 PM

    why dont you be a monk at kelani temple to better serve buddhisam

    Nanayakkara Se Senev Sunday, 05 October 2014 08:34 AM

    Served enough to media to make us fool and earned him self and family,freinds what else next MvS ?

    Rodda Sunday, 05 October 2014 08:40 AM

    We saw that there is no point you being a minister long ago. Not a minister, you are not suitable nor qualified even to be a janitor in a ministry.

    Calistus Jayatilleke Sunday, 05 October 2014 09:24 AM

    In actual fact, in the first place, such persons are not eligible to be appointed as Ministers at all. He will be doing a great service to the people if he decides to give up the post even belatedly now. After all, he must have made enough money now.

    La vérité en fin Sunday, 05 October 2014 09:24 AM

    I thought about saying something "constructive," :-) but it seems it all has been said.

    Gamini Sunday, 05 October 2014 09:50 AM

    Thug What nonsenses . you are a conspirator. Let him be there as a Minister. By next Election we can see better results.

    jacoobian Sunday, 05 October 2014 10:04 AM

    You Had enough fund all these years man.. let others also have it .. leave ..

    kumara attanayaka Sunday, 05 October 2014 04:39 AM

    taken million and given to people to peanuts. this is minister's policy .
    that how sri lankan ministers

    harshi Sunday, 05 October 2014 10:40 AM

    People want politicians of your ilk out. So please leave and take your kith and kin to your house abroad.

    patriot Sunday, 05 October 2014 04:17 PM

    Mr.Mervyn Pls for God sake at least read these comments made by a cross section of the public & take the right decision for the sake of the people. Enough is Enough via DM Android App

    Sim Sunday, 05 October 2014 11:26 AM

    14 months no Minister, then why still hang on to the portfolio.

    mount Sunday, 05 October 2014 05:29 PM


    meravin Sunday, 05 October 2014 06:39 PM

    u have served enough find a monk job at kalani temple

    San vig Sunday, 05 October 2014 09:39 PM

    Ohh poor Malaka.... How can he survive a day without those cars and securities

    Mubeen Sunday, 05 October 2014 05:52 PM


    Azee Monday, 06 October 2014 09:38 AM

    After being a Minister for so long he has not done any service to the people but only plundered the country. via DM Android App

    goHome Monday, 06 October 2014 05:52 AM

    [quote name="Anil"]So go home will you. The whole country will be happy![/quote]

    So why is he not getting rid of all those vehicles and security ?

    hemantha Monday, 06 October 2014 08:03 AM

    [quote name="patriot"]Mr.Mervyn Pls for God sake at least read these comments made by a cross section of the public & take the right decision for the sake of the people. Enough is Enough via DM Android App[/quote]

    How to read, all comments are in english.

    sk Monday, 06 October 2014 10:23 AM

    yes exactly ... From the kelaniya bridge

    Crazy Man Tuesday, 07 October 2014 06:30 AM

    Not only you even your son is serving the people! Keep up your good work!

    Gaya Sunday, 05 October 2014 02:07 AM

    You can set up a new party with Hambantota mayor called "Pistol Party"

    samson Saturday, 04 October 2014 08:26 PM

    Mr MV is asking and eating fro MR & co.....

    Anil Saturday, 04 October 2014 08:31 PM

    So go home will you. The whole country will be happy!

    FAZAL Saturday, 04 October 2014 08:31 PM


    ALIF Saturday, 04 October 2014 08:39 PM

    Mervyn - Everyone is sick of you - Better you go home dont wait until you are said to do so. Bye God Bless You

    aswin welikala Saturday, 04 October 2014 09:03 PM

    You have more than helped your self out with gov. funds

    Ram Saturday, 04 October 2014 09:31 PM

    Sad his powers have been clipped

    Mutu Saturday, 04 October 2014 10:04 PM

    The next one might be "Ranil is a gentleman, so is Sajith........" an so on.

    silva Saturday, 04 October 2014 10:58 PM


    Aiya Sunday, 05 October 2014 12:46 AM

    Very True Dr. High Time You Tendered Your Resignation.

    Braveheart Sunday, 05 October 2014 06:17 AM

    Resign dear Mervin dear Mervin then resign. via DM iPad app

    Lanka Shantha Sunday, 05 October 2014 12:51 AM

    He already knows that the next election will change the heads?

    C.K.Lankaputhra Sunday, 05 October 2014 01:19 AM

    Is the ship sinking?

    Nevil wanni Sunday, 05 October 2014 01:46 AM

    im a baby please vote me via DM Android App

    PRASANNAJIT Sunday, 05 October 2014 02:12 AM

    yes, time to jump, coming colours no good.

    sinnan Sunday, 05 October 2014 02:33 AM

    Better go for Business as Usual and Leave Politricks.

    ANTON Sunday, 05 October 2014 02:36 AM


    ranmal Sunday, 05 October 2014 02:59 AM

    Not only you. No minister is allowed to do anything without the knowledge of the Medamulana

    citizen Sunday, 05 October 2014 08:37 AM

    coming color no good getting ready for a high jump via DM Android App

    Haasya Sunday, 05 October 2014 03:09 AM

    Please resign from been a minister and take up the vacancey in London HC and be a very High Commisioner.

    Sammy Sunday, 05 October 2014 03:12 AM

    The best service you can render is by not being a MP even and keeping your mouth shut.

    Kas Sunday, 05 October 2014 09:08 AM

    Please sir... Give that oppertunity to someone deserves it. via DM Android App

    mack Sunday, 05 October 2014 09:23 AM

    hope you got the message retirement via DM Android App

    Suq Madique Sunday, 05 October 2014 03:57 AM

    Without his guards and vehicles he is nothing.

    Hambanda Sunday, 05 October 2014 04:28 AM

    How about going on retirement ? Then you can engage yourself full time in your well known business activities.

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