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Former Colombo Deputy Mayor Azath Salley who shot to fame as a result of his arrest, today said President Mahinda Rajapaksa was the ideal person to bring about proper peace and reconciliation.

Mr. Salley told a news conference that President Rajapaksa’s own family comprised members of different religions and ethnic groups who lived peacefully.

Therefore he said it would be easy for the President to establish peace in the country in the same way he had maintained peace among his own family members.

The Former Deputy Mayor thanked the Ministers in the government, several countries and opposition politicians who played a role in securing his release from prison. He recalled that many had worked towards his release, although he was not even a member of a local authority.

“I was a hero and will remain a hero,” he added.

He said he would support any genuine move to bring about peace and reconciliation in the country.(YP)
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  • wise Monday, 20 May 2013 03:27 PM

    to bring about peace among the communities President must discipline the racists like BBS ect,these uncivilised racists make Srilanka a barberic country in the world.

    gamunu Monday, 20 May 2013 03:36 PM

    Mr sale voters looking at your political behavior.Anyway you are lucky to escape...

    bash Monday, 20 May 2013 04:00 PM

    Ha ha haaaa he he heeeeeee ho ho hoooooooooo

    Prof.Jinadasa Monday, 20 May 2013 04:18 PM

    Fine comment on MR, Are you aiming at a Ministerial post thats the only way for you to come up

    Krishn DeSilva Monday, 20 May 2013 04:56 PM

    Please apologize first. Then accept Mahinda Chinta and join him

    HKS Monday, 20 May 2013 05:04 PM

    NETHUWA.!......NETHUWA !!

    Lankanboy Monday, 20 May 2013 05:08 PM

    Best treatment by GOTA sir

    HK Sunday, 19 May 2013 03:38 PM

    We expected this after release....

    Andrew Pitugala Sunday, 19 May 2013 03:42 PM

    He certainly can with all the powers that he has, but will he ???? ......................... and become a statesman.

    Senthilan C Monday, 20 May 2013 05:21 PM

    Tell me one Moslem politician who did not change colors. So, how can he be an exception!

    Chewing Gum Sunday, 19 May 2013 03:51 PM

    A typical .............. No comment.

    Jagath Leanage Sunday, 19 May 2013 04:00 PM

    Once again are going to Jump? We sense so.

    ismail Sunday, 19 May 2013 04:00 PM

    Pl go and take some rest CARD BOARD HERO tried to create unwanted problems in the peace loving community...

    tony Monday, 20 May 2013 05:22 AM

    YOU ARE NOT A HERO BUT A DISGRACE TO THE MUSLIM COMMUNITY

    Simple mind Sunday, 19 May 2013 04:18 PM

    Haha what a joke. Kiss the hand that you can't bite.

    Joseph Sunday, 19 May 2013 04:21 PM

    Mr.Salley, in which party are you now?

    galapitamada Sunday, 19 May 2013 04:21 PM

    We know under what circumstances u have spoken now . U should have thoughtfully spoken this before .May allah protect u go ahead fearlessly anyway we have go one day.

    Praan Sunday, 19 May 2013 04:19 PM

    WoW....Why the sudden change of tone...!!!
    Another miracle of "Nawaloka Temple"...!!!!

    rif Monday, 20 May 2013 05:30 AM

    = to Ruff Hakeem ,

    lk Sunday, 19 May 2013 04:28 PM

    hahaha... Another one bites the dust...

    KING KONG Monday, 20 May 2013 05:28 AM

    I NOTICE A SLIGHT CHANGE IN THE TUNE, IN SALLEY'S SONG!

    ibnu aboo Sunday, 19 May 2013 04:37 PM

    , why did you foget to thank the people of harthal for you ? when will you join PA ?

    ibnu aboo Sunday, 19 May 2013 04:53 PM

    mouth locked

    KABAB Sunday, 19 May 2013 04:54 PM

    There is no difference between politicians. All sail in the same boat.

    Indu Jayawickrama Sunday, 19 May 2013 05:06 PM

    Now once again we knew who are in the MRs' pocket. God bless the people of Sri Lanka.

    kuriosity Monday, 20 May 2013 05:43 AM

    another elephant to migrate

    peace lover Monday, 20 May 2013 05:59 AM

    seems like again he galvanized by MR regime!!!!!!!!!.

    mohamed Monday, 20 May 2013 06:09 AM

    may be regime has threaten him.

    Cancer Monday, 20 May 2013 06:05 AM

    THIS MAN IS UNBELIEVABLE!!!

    Gamini ruvan Monday, 20 May 2013 01:53 PM

    what a strong appreciation to our leader Great MR who always remembered in our heart

    ROY Tuesday, 21 May 2013 09:07 AM

    After 4th floor treatment this was expected...Democracy at its heights in SL

    Mason Monday, 20 May 2013 06:41 AM

    What have you been promised Mr. Sally for the change in tune. Oh ! you disgusting politicians, the least I could say of you !

    Kapila Monday, 20 May 2013 02:41 PM

    Mr.Salley You are suffering from ill health. Do not get exposed to sun. If you are going out wear a suitable colour cap.

    leel Monday, 20 May 2013 02:39 PM

    This guy has strong relationship with jackals and pigs. May be one his previous birth he may be one of them and his next birth he will be one of them.

    Minister Monday, 20 May 2013 06:42 AM

    I wonder who is the composer of his new tune. He must practice well first before singing a new song!


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