President Mahinda Rajapaksa arrived in the island today after his visit to the United Kingdom. The President is seen here being greeted by Government Minister and supporters after his arrival at the Bandaranaike International Airport. Pix by Kushan Pathiraja
Your Sweetheart Saturday, 04 December 2010 07:33 AM
Why that parallel would not work in this instance is because, US government takes steps against its own military for abuse of power, whereas we do not. Secondly, US has tremendous influence in international politics, whereas we do not. Under the circumstances, if we put our own house in order without comparing with other countries, so much the better for us.
snf4 Saturday, 04 December 2010 07:42 AM
Govt leaders blasting West in open and praising India & China but when they receive an invitation from West they do not think twice just rush there and these are the results.
Dinesh Friday, 03 December 2010 04:47 PM
Parliament Jokes latest release.
tamilan Friday, 03 December 2010 05:12 PM
what a trip sir.. now send your son to UK - he will see more of it
kandy kolla Friday, 03 December 2010 05:59 PM
hahahaha.. makes me laugh too...
Kithul Ramba Friday, 03 December 2010 07:37 PM
Well done Sir, You have given a good lesion to UK.Please do not go near Oxford Who needs them. We have our own.welcome back home sir.
Kithul Ramba Friday, 03 December 2010 07:41 PM
The poor idots were just shouting, that is all.
Citizen Friday, 03 December 2010 07:45 PM
I am not being negative, but wonder whether these people actually work for a living? How many manhours are lost just to put up a show!
snf4 Friday, 03 December 2010 07:46 PM
So they are enjoying.Will we be ''Asia's Wonder'' or Comedy?
rajanathan Friday, 03 December 2010 07:55 PM
senraa Friday, 03 December 2010 08:00 PM
No surprise there. He must have realized that the racist movement to divide the country is still active
Kithul Ramba Friday, 03 December 2010 08:05 PM
All these smiles are fake.Why are these Religious fellows getting involved .Wimal And MR's photo we can have a good laugh.
ravi Friday, 03 December 2010 08:41 PM
You can only cringe watching the level of politicians that are elected in Srilanka!
Ane Apoi Friday, 03 December 2010 08:57 PM
Now to make him happy.Please go to a J'pura University and deliver a lecuture
Prassann Friday, 03 December 2010 09:06 PM
Why this rousy welcome? bcoz he couldnt deliver his speach? No problem, just make a speach in Rupavahini
Mushroom Friday, 03 December 2010 09:15 PM
SHOWCASE. appears to be MR is more keen on forge dramas. He will talk about this for next few months until make another trip to China ??
James Monday, 06 December 2010 03:27 AM
And what about sri lanka, what sort of FAMILY control here
Lion Saturday, 04 December 2010 12:36 PM
May be in TN Films or in dreams.
Ayomal Friday, 03 December 2010 11:13 PM
What is this after a world Cup Victory.Ha Ha
Razzak Friday, 03 December 2010 11:55 AM
JJ is not be seen
Mylanka Friday, 03 December 2010 11:58 AM
He is laughing …. !!! but sadness and angriness can be seen in his face...!!!
AZ Friday, 03 December 2010 11:59 AM
Sharp contrast to the welcome in London ah??
Poor But Rich Friday, 03 December 2010 11:59 AM
Look at the faces of all those guys around MR, they do thing same anyone come to power. Don't they have their own dignity......
jsrule Friday, 03 December 2010 11:42 PM
world must be laughing even more after seeing airport drama. By our ministers
Ranjith Saturday, 04 December 2010 12:07 AM
OMG if you were taken to custody all of us would have had to go home!! Anyway where is my brother who gave me the advise to go to UK??
jim Saturday, 04 December 2010 01:20 PM
sharma Friday, 03 December 2010 12:16 PM
stupids, donot understand anything. what did mr aceived.
Prof Wickramatillake Saturday, 04 December 2010 12:35 AM
Celebration for what?
Apsara Saturday, 04 December 2010 12:57 AM
Finally Dr. Mervin managed to get a place beside MR.
Aiyo Silva Saturday, 04 December 2010 01:03 AM
what about the pure shame and humilation brought to the country...once again.
Aiyo Silva Saturday, 04 December 2010 01:04 AM
No dignity...Starts right from the top.....What a waste of time and the country''s money......disgraceful that we have to put up with all this waste and useless crap
victoria Saturday, 04 December 2010 01:17 AM
Did he kiss the soil of Mother Lanka this time??
Jayalath Jayawardana Friday, 03 December 2010 01:04 PM
Supporters/Ministers singing for their supper !
Farshard Saturday, 04 December 2010 02:09 AM
Why this celebration?he got any gold maddle in U.K?around him another ministers are coming to protect there seat only not for love with president.
M.A Farook Saturday, 04 December 2010 02:10 AM
BUNCH OF DESPICABLE TERRORISTS AND THEIR WAR MONGERS (SYMPATHIZERS) CANNOT BE LITTLE A GREAT ACHIEVEMENT ACCOMPLISHED BY THIS GREAT LEADER
Hiran Shanaka Friday, 03 December 2010 01:17 PM
The treatment for MR in the UK must be condemned by all the diplomatic community! I think it is high time for our foreign services to go through the whole saga and make a strategic review. What if when Brack Obama visits UK, some Al Qaeda shouted slogans and call for an investigation on thousands that had been killed in Afghanistan, Pakistan, etc? It is logical to draw parallels here, as LTTE at the end of the day is a terrorist outfit. The steps must be taken by the foreign ministry to nip these unwarranted protests by the bud, before they turn into a diplomatic catastrophe of the century, as no Sri Lanka politician might be able to visit London! Do not misunderstand this event with freedom of speech, as one can’t have exercised the freedom speech, by violating the same of another. All political parties must stand as one, and condemn this event!!!
faizalsamsu Saturday, 04 December 2010 02:52 AM
well said silva... they are greeting president as if he brought a victory to the country...
Ahmed Saturday, 04 December 2010 03:07 AM
yes. sadness and anger. why those people look so happy ?
TIGER Saturday, 04 December 2010 03:47 AM
MR- DONT THINK U ESCAPE- WE WILL CATCH U SOONER OR LATER
M.R.Percyge_Putha Friday, 03 December 2010 02:12 PM
Why are all these guys having a funny smile on their faces????
HarryH Friday, 03 December 2010 02:18 PM
phew I came back without being arrested
san Saturday, 04 December 2010 03:39 PM
I agree MR Lion....Poor Dum tiger
sujen Sunday, 05 December 2010 01:34 PM
nothing happen to uk just sent mr son and bro
corakonse Friday, 03 December 2010 02:30 PM
Y so big welcome! as the others say as he guilty.....doe's he thinks that he survived?
bandara Saturday, 04 December 2010 04:30 AM
You cannot hoodwink the world like you hoodwink the people at home.
Sunethre Friday, 03 December 2010 02:37 PM
My goodness looks like exactly what happened in Uganda when Idi Amin returned after a failed overseas visit.
Grace Friday, 03 December 2010 03:00 PM
Look at the monks, what a disgrace
perumal Friday, 03 December 2010 03:25 PM
When he shows his teeth as if smiling, others follow suit. But all know what they are doing. Deceiving them selves.
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