Using a Srilankan air line aircraft for these purposes cost millions of dollars. He came to Seychelles via Tanzania. The aircraft has been with him for all this week. No wonder is that the Srilankan Airline running at a lost. Srilankanair line is a small size provider in the field of air line business. Can the poor tax payers in Sri Lanka afford to this type wastages by the Country's President.
Bandara Manik Sunday, 30 June 2013 10:04 AM
We do not have to be cynical on everything that MR does. This country recently entered into an agreement to recruit Sri Lankan teachers into their Education System and this country offers more business opportunities than some of the western developed countries.
Gus Gemba Sunday, 30 June 2013 10:20 AM
bring some fertilizer on your way back...
Das Sunday, 30 June 2013 10:24 AM
Come out the well and see the world!
freebird Sunday, 30 June 2013 11:20 AM
He is collecting air miles to tavel freelyafter his retirement.
Ravi Sunday, 30 June 2013 11:51 AM
Recruit Sri Lankan Teachers to Teach in what Language .Sinhala or Broken English.? The Dress code of the President of a country receving a Head of another country shows the respect we get from our new friends. where are the protocol officers , gone to sleep.
Abu Sunday, 30 June 2013 01:28 PM
just for fun
Gemunu Sunday, 30 June 2013 01:49 PM
Every hour an Airplane is grounded, the Airline is loosing 10,000 US Dollars. Airplanes are made to fly and not to be kept as one's property grounding for a whole week with no flights and revenue. No Sri Lankan President ever kept planes Grounded for weeks for themselves.
Gemba Sunday, 30 June 2013 07:15 AM
Do we have trade with the Seychelles? What was the necessity for our President to vist Seychelles?
kandykolla Sunday, 30 June 2013 07:36 AM
“In Seychelles she saw, she’s selling seashells in the sea show “
dompe Sunday, 30 June 2013 07:46 AM
May be to buiild up moral support for the up coming CHOGM. Wow and what an entourage for the Miracle of Asia!
Dingimahattaya Sunday, 30 June 2013 07:48 AM
Poor country Dingi
Salim Bhai Sunday, 30 June 2013 07:51 AM
look at the amount of delegates disembarking the plane from the forward and back doors..
Vernon Sunday, 30 June 2013 07:53 AM
The necessity is displayed in the way their president and other dignitaries are dressed, while out ministers are in full suit.
L. Perera Sunday, 30 June 2013 08:05 AM
Dont ask those questions. Those are not intelligent questions.
Mohammed Nabeel Sunday, 30 June 2013 08:06 AM
James Michel the president of Seychelles, just wearing a pant shirt as MR is an ordinarily leader for him, doesn't have much respect I guess, When manmohan singh pratibha patil visited Seychelles he was with full suit :p it shows whom he respect more...... Cheap MR, keep ur respect and avoid visiting such a cheap countries.....
Hoona Sunday, 30 June 2013 03:09 PM
You must be kidding? Sri Lankan teachers ? To teach what?We in Sri Lanka very badly need English teachers. By the way Bandara they do not speak Sinhala in the Seychelles but English. No body wants our teachers to teach broken English that 'murders the queen'!!!
SAMI Sunday, 30 June 2013 08:16 AM
Tharm Sunday, 30 June 2013 08:20 AM
saradiyal Sunday, 30 June 2013 08:40 AM
Look how modestly the president of Seychelles is dressed, a lesson to SL politicians who think they can cover their stupidity with expensive dresses and rest of pomp and pageantry.
Yuri Sunday, 30 June 2013 08:59 AM
Just Wait his next trip will be ecuador
Merv Sunday, 30 June 2013 09:08 AM
We have to make official visits, and we can make official visits only to the few countries that gives us visas without categorizing us as high-risk people.
And why James Michel is not even wearing a tie?
OMG Sunday, 30 June 2013 09:11 AM
Gemba, can't you see there are 3 Sri Lankan families with children living in Seyshells? That's enough a reason to make an official visit.
Ben Hurling Sunday, 30 June 2013 09:39 AM
DM, Please play SL national anthem in this clip fully. Otherwise "BBS Dilantha" will get mad.
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