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Duminda Silva appointed Housing Development Authority Chairman

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Former MP Duminda Silva, who was serving a death sentence over the killing of Bharatha Lakshman Premachandra but was released from jail on a special presidential pardon last month has been appointed as the Chairman of the National Housing Development Authority.

His appointment has been endorsed by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and the relevant letter has been forwarded to Keerthi Ranjith Abeysiriwardena, the Secretary to the State Ministry of Rural Home Construction and Building Materials Industry Promotion by Secretary to President Dr. P.B Jayasundara.
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  • Ramesh Saturday, 17 July 2021 10:51 PM

    A slap in the face of the judicial system of Sri Lanka. A convicted killer promoted as a VIP. These kind of things can only happen in Sri Lanka.

    Wipula Saturday, 17 July 2021 10:54 PM

    The most suitable appointment the President has made so far.The whole nation should pay its tribute not only to the President ,but also to his whole generation

    Robert Saturday, 17 July 2021 10:58 PM

    Hahahahahahahahahahahahah..... Wow.... Fantastic ..... Marvelous ....... Hiyala wedakneh

    Chux Saturday, 17 July 2021 11:06 PM

    Murderes after murdereres are getting appointed only god knows what will happen to our country

    ruwan Saturday, 17 July 2021 11:08 PM

    may be our president has been replaced by the aliens. no other explanation.

    Hareen Saturday, 17 July 2021 11:20 PM

    Hats Off to the 6.9 Million voters. More to come.

    Ranputha Saturday, 17 July 2021 11:21 PM

    What a mockery .

    Boris Vanculenberg Saturday, 17 July 2021 11:21 PM

    No wonder! I thought he would be appointed as a senior cabinet minister. Good democracy, good example we are showing the world! Damn disgrace!!

    Truth matter Saturday, 17 July 2021 11:44 PM

    He will be next PM as well. Things go nasty in Sri Lankan politics.. How long and how far . May God protect this Island from evil of politics.

    vince Saturday, 17 July 2021 11:48 PM

    I thought this reprobate had brain damage during that infamous shootout. What does this tell us about the Rajapakses. For me they condone murder. WHAT A DESPICABLE FAMILY.

    Sam Silva Saturday, 17 July 2021 11:54 PM

    It's so obvious that this guy has something on Rajas

    Sri lankan blood Saturday, 17 July 2021 11:56 PM

    You “Gota” be kidding me

    Horunge horu Sunday, 18 July 2021 12:14 AM

    What injustice Rajapakse family your days are numbered. What goes around will come around

    BE FAIR Sunday, 18 July 2021 12:21 AM

    Land like no other So Sri Lanka ..........

    Lumbini Sunday, 18 July 2021 06:27 AM

    The President is doing what he promised during the election campaign. How lucky we are.

    Jude Sunday, 18 July 2021 06:27 AM

    යක්කො හැබෑටම මේක සක්කිලින්ට ගිය රටක්නේ !!

    Demuni Uduwara Sunday, 18 July 2021 06:45 AM

    Civilized people flabbergasted!

    Priyantha77 Sunday, 18 July 2021 06:46 AM

    Where is "Viyathamaga" ? Make your voice

    Anton Weerasinghe Sunday, 18 July 2021 06:51 AM

    Today I made my last wish, which is not to be born again in Sri Lanka, but in any other country as a Buddhist

    Andrew Silva Sunday, 18 July 2021 07:05 AM

    This government loves murderes.

    ram Sunday, 18 July 2021 07:09 AM

    I thought that he will be the justice minister. may be this is PM offer. next PRESIDENT,S as justice ministry shortly.

    Nimtex Sunday, 18 July 2021 08:20 AM

    This proves beyond doubt that 6.9 million people have selected most suitable person as President

    Dee Sunday, 18 July 2021 08:33 AM

    Congratulations to Mr. K. Duminda Silva. You are a blessing to the entire young generation!

    Sam Sunday, 18 July 2021 08:36 AM

    Shame on you Gota.

    B. Bandara Sunday, 18 July 2021 08:50 AM

    Time to leave this SHIT HOLE.

    VJ Sunday, 18 July 2021 08:56 AM

    What a sigh of relief, I was thinking he might be made the defense minister after bringing him in to the parliament via the back door. But again he is a technocrat in some substance.

    Ceylonese Sunday, 18 July 2021 08:56 AM

    You don't need to be qualified to get a job under this Government. You have to be either a murderer, rapist or a drug addict. No wonder there is so much crime in this country because everybody is competing with each other to secure the top jobs in the country. No wonder Sri Lanka is called the wonder of Asia.

    Karl Sunday, 18 July 2021 09:00 AM

    What's this!?!.....we expected a cabinet minister appointment!

    Anura Nanayakkara Sunday, 18 July 2021 09:04 AM

    This clearly shows how foolish and gullible our so called Hon. President. Shame on you, sure to lose next election. This appointment is to sell and make under hand dealings regarding selling and allocating govt. build houses to friends.

    Anura Nanayakkara Sunday, 18 July 2021 09:12 AM

    What a shameful act is this by Medamulana gang of organised robbers to rob public money during selling the housing commission built houses to their friends.

    Sunil Sunday, 18 July 2021 09:18 AM

    What an example set for our future generations. Great move

    Asoka Kumar Sunday, 18 July 2021 09:51 AM

    Deiyo Saakki !

    Jayapala Fernando Sunday, 18 July 2021 10:15 AM

    India, please help us!

    Patriot Sunday, 18 July 2021 10:39 AM

    Effect of 69

    Curious Sunday, 18 July 2021 10:43 AM

    Too low a job for his credentials.

    Andrew Silva Sunday, 18 July 2021 11:55 AM

    If this is the mentality of our leaders Iam asking the young do your best to immigrate to a nother country for your prosperity. Don’t postpone you will retreat.

    Lion Sunday, 18 July 2021 12:59 PM

    Here the law is what is termed as law by the family. Law exists in the law books is not valid any more.

    Ranmala Sunday, 18 July 2021 01:00 PM

    This can only happen in this banana republic. Thang sapada 69 lakhs

    Kana Sunday, 18 July 2021 01:05 PM

    This government like murders criminals only

    Roshen Sunday, 18 July 2021 01:35 PM

    Shame on you Gota.

    Lion Sunday, 18 July 2021 01:43 PM

    This will be good news for the housing sector. After years of mismanagement now we have someone who can deliver and streamline on matters. We must all do our part to develop the country.

    Anura Hettiarachchi Sunday, 18 July 2021 02:17 PM

    No Country No Law

    Ranjit De alwis Sunday, 18 July 2021 02:25 PM

    We all will have to pay for his salary and other benefits - Taxpayers money

    Sam NM Sunday, 18 July 2021 02:28 PM

    Don't forget he was the "sudhu putha" of GR not long time ago.

    janaka Sunday, 18 July 2021 02:55 PM

    Nadasena , Please make him Vice President you can take a break and visit your grandson in USA and Duminda Silva can rule the country

    moda silva Sunday, 18 July 2021 02:57 PM

    God Bless Sri Lanka , Duminda can now start his Kudu business in the Housing complex

    Kathir Sunday, 18 July 2021 03:01 PM

    The European Union and world bank should voice against the gouvernment and stop giving finance to Sri Lanka

    Kathir Sunday, 18 July 2021 03:03 PM

    Sinhalaya are all modayas to vote this military man Gotta.now see the result.

    Ranjith Sunday, 18 July 2021 03:06 PM

    President has set an example for future generations may be a big deal for him but not for the moderate and real Buddhist

    Horunge horu Monday, 19 July 2021 10:58 AM

    Can believe the white van stories

    Bandu Monday, 19 July 2021 11:23 AM

    Dumb voters won't care. They will vote for the mafia again. Media is too timid to publish any negative stories. Opposition have their own crooks. Salute the Sri lanka flag........


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