Cabinet Spokesman and Minister Ramesh Pathirana said today Sri Lanka has managed the incident involving the Swiss embassy employee diplomatically and was careful not to make it an international issue.
He said the Swiss Embassy was cooperating with the investigations related to the controversial complaint made by its employee Francis Garnier Banister on an alleged abduction and sexual harassment on her by a group of unidentified persons.
Responding to the Daily Mirror today at the weekly Cabinet news briefing, Minister Pathirana said the issue had been blown out of proportion but the government would conduct inquiries on the complaint in an extremely transparent manner with no effect on the excellent diplomatic relations between the two countries.
“Sri Lanka has managed the incident diplomatically and was careful not to make it an international issue. Yes, I admit that there are so many contradictions in the statements given by her to the CID at different instances. That makes this case more complicated and suspicious. However, the government would get to the bottom of the controversy and find why she did this,” Minister Pathirana stressed.
The Minister said he was confident that the ongoing legal process on the complaint would reveal before long whether the fabrication of the allegations a work of her own or whether there were any masterminds behind this sordid episode, Minister Pathirana noted. (Sandun A Jayasekera)
Ganiya and her syndicate cook up this diabolical plan around kidnapping/white vans for nothing else but to tarnish GR's name,Ganiya only played as 'aunt sally' hear,seems hired by uncouth embassy officials connivance with some wicked local politicians-people of country expect name and shame those involved
laknesh perera Thursday, 19 December 2019 11:15 PM
why dissipora is silent???????
CHULANI Friday, 20 December 2019 01:42 AM
Tell the World the TRUTH..........."High Morals", SWITZERLAND......World Headquarters for llegal / black / drug / terrorist / corrupt.....Money
Mandayan Friday, 20 December 2019 01:46 AM
Really, the news flashes in India, Swiss and other countries say differently. Closing the eyes does not mean the outside is dark. Just the beginning!!
Mm Friday, 20 December 2019 05:58 AM
Please do not allow the so called the swiss jorg friedenexternal or whoever to enter Sri Lanka. Who the hell are they to try and intervene into Sri Lankan legal matters. That bloody woman was only a employee there. Wonder if the embassy put her upto this and that’s why the Swiss swindlers are trying to erase phone records and rescue sriyalatha. Swiss should be checking how that man left the island without proper documentation.
mp Friday, 20 December 2019 07:18 AM
Yes she employed a diabolical plan to tarnish the name of the President. Good punishment for her now.
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