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Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa yesterday said he had not ‘even thought about being appointed as the next Prime Minister,’ of the country.

Speaking to the Daily Mirror, Mr. Rajapaksa denied any serration to the effect that he was next in line to be made Premier.

“Why should we be discussing this? We already have a Prime Minister. I have not even thought about becoming the Prime Minister. I don’t have anything more to say about that” he said. (By Dianne Silva)

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  • roadrunner Tuesday, 19 March 2013 12:09 AM

    Don't lie. Boru kiyanna yepa.

    Cobra Tuesday, 19 March 2013 01:06 AM

    "But if offered, certainly !!!

    Siddhartha Tuesday, 19 March 2013 01:17 AM

    you do not have to think about what you would like to be. it is always on your table. all you got to do is just take a butter knife and spread it on the toast.

    Ha Ha Ha Tuesday, 19 March 2013 02:16 AM

    Your dreams comes true .

    tarinda Tuesday, 19 March 2013 05:40 AM

    paw, Basil baba

    Mason Tuesday, 19 March 2013 05:36 AM

    Although the people do not favour you, as they have had a belly full of the Rs, we do know that you like to keep it in the family.

    Minan Tuesday, 19 March 2013 06:05 AM

    You do not need the PM post, you are influential than the present PM.

    maddy Tuesday, 19 March 2013 06:12 AM

    cherry on top of a freaking cake.. already rajapakse's are responsible for 70% of the SL budget management...(refer wiki)

    tony Tuesday, 19 March 2013 06:21 AM

    Theres no smoke without fire

    SV Tuesday, 19 March 2013 06:31 AM

    of course why should he think of the ceremonial PM post when he has made himself the all powerful economic minister...now the next natural step forward is the absolute power, the executive presidency.

    Kapila Tuesday, 19 March 2013 06:37 AM

    Just don't lie man. Your family alwasy do that.

    citizen Tuesday, 19 March 2013 06:54 AM

    For some word is the bond for Rajapakse family it.s only a bend

    Just Another Citizen Tuesday, 19 March 2013 08:53 AM

    For now...

    Just Another Citizen Tuesday, 19 March 2013 09:03 AM

    Not yet you mean

    Mahinda Maama Tuesday, 19 March 2013 09:11 AM

    Having enough with your brothers already. So please never think about it!

    Publik Abilik Tuesday, 19 March 2013 11:53 AM

    What happens if MR decides to become the next Prime Minister and make the Prime Ministers post the top executive post like Pre JR Era?


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