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It was evident in Parliament today that even the government members were not properly aware of subjects and institutions coming under each ministry.

It was visible in the House when ruling party MP from the Ratnapura district Ranjith de Zoisa asked a question from the State Resources and Enterprise Development Minister.

In his question, the MP asked about the closure of the Tile Factory situated in Kirimetihena in the Ratnapura district, denying employment to many persons.
Minister Anton Dayasritha Tissera who replied said that it did not come under his Ministry at all. Then,   Mr. Zoisa asked who the responsible minister was. None of the government ministers was able to reveal it at the moment.

Opposition MPs were seen elated after seeing the government members embarrassed over the situation. (KB & YP)
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  • Roshans Wednesday, 23 May 2012 03:45 AM

    who told that people elected. All vote rigging.

    Roshans Wednesday, 23 May 2012 03:46 AM

    No doubts. it confirmed.

    Manik Wednesday, 23 May 2012 04:35 AM

    In this Miracle of Asia (SL) the left hand does not know what the right hand is doing.

    SmallFoot Tuesday, 22 May 2012 03:06 PM

    The cost of the jumbo cabinet. More to come in the future.

    Game Kolla Tuesday, 22 May 2012 03:15 PM

    Too many ministers spoil the (soup)country.

    Dinesh Tuesday, 22 May 2012 03:23 PM

    Let hope the government MPs and ministers know who their father is......

    Asoka Tuesday, 22 May 2012 04:13 PM

    Mr. President You can take off one Minister at the reshuffle as they don;t know what is under them. VERY LASRGE CABINET

    Fusion Tuesday, 22 May 2012 04:30 PM

    and people, these are the ones running Sri Lanka. These are the clowns you voted for! Suba Anagathayak!

    Bogambara Tuesday, 22 May 2012 04:33 PM

    We are the fools, who elected these criminals to rule the country. As long as, we continue the present constitution, there will be no prosperity in Sri Lanka.

    Ruhunu Kolla Tuesday, 22 May 2012 04:40 PM

    Not only this, I have my doubts whether Mahinda can name the ministers with their corresponding ministryies in his cabinet of miracle of asia!

    Calistus Jayatilleke Tuesday, 22 May 2012 05:05 PM

    This is what happens when there is a Jumbo cabinet with most of the Ministers not knowing what their subjects are. Typical of this government.

    myya Tuesday, 22 May 2012 06:01 PM

    Miracle of ASIA...LOL..Lole lol

    dev Wednesday, 23 May 2012 05:17 AM

    OBVIO. they are not elected...

    riyas Tuesday, 22 May 2012 07:01 PM

    no surprise.......

    Varathan Tuesday, 22 May 2012 08:17 PM

    Some ministers does not know what comes under their ministry. But comedian of the Kelaniya thinks everything is under his feet
    What an extreme situation?

    Sarath Tuesday, 22 May 2012 08:44 PM

    It is only in Sri Lanka that subject ministers can frequently use the excuse of ignorance. In other places it is the responsibility of the subject minister to know everything regarding the subject he is responsible for. They wouldn't say "I don't know" without expecting calls for resignation.

    Given the amount of stuff these "subject" ministers don't know, is it a surprise they don't know what enterprises fall under their ministries?

    Pm Wednesday, 23 May 2012 10:35 AM

    Need more ministries "ministry of tiles"

    Prsa Wednesday, 23 May 2012 05:32 AM

    Hurraaay !!!
    More more and more ministers !!! Monteros !! Mercidies !!!
    "Godama thami... Ohoma yan"

    buffaloa citizen Wednesday, 23 May 2012 05:36 AM

    But the ministers also dont care, because as long as the bakshish keeps coming. This is a regime built and made on corruption.

    buffaloa citizen Wednesday, 23 May 2012 05:38 AM

    Because both hands are busy stuffing commissions from all angles.

    gayana Wednesday, 23 May 2012 02:49 AM

    if we appoint more ministers by allocating one institute per minister problem will be solved :-)


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