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Prime Minister D.M. Jayaratne said yesterday that his parliamentary speech, which asserted that there were three LTTE training camps in Tamil Nadu, had been based on some reports published in local newspapers; but that these reports had later been found to be false.

Commenting on India’s rejecting his allegation, the prime minister said: “It was a thing mentioned in two newspaper reports. There appears to be false information in these reports. It was nothing more than that.”

However, in his speech to Parliament, he had said that there were intelligence reports regarding these camps. (KB)

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  • dilmasy Friday, 11 March 2011 07:28 AM

    This is very clear how our gvt and cabinat are irresposible and lie to the ppl always inorder to achieve their pitty political gains...Shame!!!

    Gayan Samarasekara Friday, 11 March 2011 03:53 AM

    irresponsible,.. absolutely irresponsible.

    sg Friday, 11 March 2011 07:36 AM

    What is the meaning of trust of words which dilivering by the politicieans and what is the accountability in this statement???????

    silva Friday, 11 March 2011 03:57 AM

    All news filtered by Govt and relesed to newspapers. Without sensorship no news can puplished. Why PM blaming news papers?

    Sri Lankan Friday, 11 March 2011 03:58 AM

    Please do not insult these three Gentlemen. They are noy JOKERS of this type.

    SaliyaJ Friday, 11 March 2011 04:03 AM

    Sadly Sri Lankan politician suffer from this foot in the mouth disease.

    sisira Friday, 11 March 2011 07:48 AM

    shame to say this is sri lankan Pime minister !!!

    GanjaRabbit Friday, 11 March 2011 07:49 AM

    Do we look like rabbits????

    sarath Friday, 11 March 2011 04:07 AM

    What a PM...we all should be proud of this fellow.. who can be tuned to say anything.. No wonder MR want this fellow to be the PM

    Dilan Friday, 11 March 2011 07:50 AM

    This is what happenes when you keep old men in parliament.

    Gamini Friday, 11 March 2011 04:04 AM

    Honarable PM, be smart & responsible so, pls, do not mislead innocent people in the counry by giving false reports through media to take political advantage in forth comming election.

    pol adi murali Friday, 11 March 2011 08:05 AM

    what can you expect from a man with a cultivators background suddenly elevated to be PM of the country. Sad state of affairs.

    voter Friday, 11 March 2011 04:14 AM

    So these are the clowns the people sent to Parliment to guide this country. so dont complain jusdt think twice before you vote again

    Matalan Friday, 11 March 2011 08:08 AM

    May be. But being 'ANYBODY' (never mind PM), should know what to talk, when to talk and how to talk. He is representing 20 million. He talks stupid - we all look stupid.

    sanje Friday, 11 March 2011 04:14 AM

    They do anything say anything just to stay in power. These are people who govern the country. Now he twists the story. shame on you. suba anagathayak

    Gamploa people Friday, 11 March 2011 04:17 AM

    We still cant forget about all PM did for us in past in these area,,,mind will answer

    RAKESP Friday, 11 March 2011 08:03 AM


    SAM Friday, 11 March 2011 04:09 AM

    Iresponsible stupidity knows no bounds.

    sarath wijekone Friday, 11 March 2011 04:19 AM

    Look, What kind of jokers and dumbheads are in sri lankan goverment..Elect more jokers
    , teledrama stars to run the country..

    nausea Friday, 11 March 2011 08:06 AM

    Rulers reflect the mindset and the intelligence of the masses. Do our masses need intelligent rulers?

    Sarath Friday, 11 March 2011 08:07 AM

    Internal foolish politics and international diplomacy are different things Mr. Preminister

    Karthik Friday, 11 March 2011 04:22 AM

    You are unfit for the PM post. And when Ranil is there pls dont tell nonsense stories bcoz Ranil is the most intelligent individual politician in this country

    Dinesh Friday, 11 March 2011 04:23 AM

    Is he fit to be a Prime Minister?

    Oyage sudu kella Friday, 11 March 2011 04:15 AM

    Aiyo. aiyo.... I switch off the tv when our PM talks ! How embarassing his speeches must be for the President ???????

    Nihal Fernando Friday, 11 March 2011 04:18 AM

    You are the PM in Sri Lanka. Before you announce something you will have to verify it. Don't blame the newspapers.

    Nanseer Friday, 11 March 2011 08:30 AM

    He could assume Sri Lankans are modayas but should not make same assumption for people in other country.

    Minister Friday, 11 March 2011 08:24 AM

    Yes,we knew about it. So we did not take you seriously!

    TMA Friday, 11 March 2011 04:28 AM

    Is this patriotic fear 2wards Indian masters

    Sanga Friday, 11 March 2011 04:28 AM

    Mr. Prime minister, can u pls mention the local news paper name which published the wrong reports??? this is too childish.

    Bluff Bluff Friday, 11 March 2011 08:34 AM

    He is the most suitable head of the Cabinet for Sri Lanka!!

    Guru Friday, 11 March 2011 04:21 AM

    First of all get your facts correct, before opening your big mouth. It's people like you who create unnecessary problems.

    Nina Kamal Friday, 11 March 2011 08:26 AM

    Educated is the height....... Trying to run faster than the wind.....

    shanaka Friday, 11 March 2011 04:24 AM

    thats what you get for having a such a guy as your PM!!! Good choice MR!

    Roshan Friday, 11 March 2011 04:32 AM

    Did India warn our PM to keep his mouth shut?

    Dr. Harsha Friday, 11 March 2011 08:41 AM

    Go and rest home imcompetent to be in the seat.. World knows an incompetent is in the main seat. is MR sleeping on this?

    rocksan Friday, 11 March 2011 04:49 AM

    not only the PM top and bottom levels as well

    Kavin Gunaratne Friday, 11 March 2011 08:51 AM

    This is the way responsible people in Sri Lanka are behaving. The world is laughing at Sri Lanka. How can they take responsibility for Sri Lanka. Laughable

    willows Friday, 11 March 2011 04:42 AM

    what an joke???

    Prabhath Patabendi Friday, 11 March 2011 04:45 AM

    GOSL wanted to extend the state emergency. Very poor governence.

    Janaka Friday, 11 March 2011 05:05 AM


    Our President is quite thick to be embarrassed!!

    sid Friday, 11 March 2011 04:50 PM

    all politicians,everywhere! :-) ...indian friend and admirer of SLA

    Gamploa people Friday, 11 March 2011 05:10 AM

    is our minister finished at least their O/L's . Sound like no common sense at all when they is laughing on Sri Lankan imcompetent ministers...

    xlntgson Friday, 11 March 2011 09:56 AM

    Thanks honorable prime minister for your correction, we are relieved!

    GAMAYA Friday, 11 March 2011 09:55 AM

    Appoint only people who have at least passed Eight grade and have fair level of literacy to the post of prime minister. GOD BLESS SRI LANKA.

    I Hussein Friday, 11 March 2011 05:52 AM

    I, in fact love those three great artists. What I meant was their silly characters when performing.

    upul Friday, 11 March 2011 05:57 AM

    hahaha good one!!!

    berty Friday, 11 March 2011 06:04 AM

    High Time- for the PM to say "Good-Bye" to the PM Chair.
    Or has he foreseen his fortune in the Cabinet Re-shuffle
    expected soon after the Local Elections.

    Navin Friday, 11 March 2011 06:05 AM

    he was not voted PM but appointed through national list.

    BANDA Friday, 11 March 2011 06:16 AM

    Ha ha haaaaa ………Bounce back yaaa!!! May be you never think you will get such a pressure from india. Be responsible for the position you hold and be responsible to the country.

    Bezami Friday, 11 March 2011 06:10 AM

    A crucial but baseless statement from a key Statesman ! we thought you haven't teeth but the words too haven't sense of meening.

    sarath wijekone Friday, 11 March 2011 06:13 AM

    now it is time to appoint Mervin Silva as prime minister .Mr. president please do it .All jokers

    Ganesh Friday, 11 March 2011 11:24 PM

    this shows the Hon. PM is also functioning under pressure from another big fool. DMJ is a good responsible balanced political leader. I think he should not act on behalf of others and loose his image by talking security matters of the country.

    KHKaru Friday, 11 March 2011 10:51 AM

    Ranil is intelligent only when he is in the opposition, karthik.

    Raymond Friday, 11 March 2011 06:29 AM

    Aiyo.... ape ratata giya kala.

    Mr.fool Friday, 11 March 2011 03:25 AM

    too childish.....

    sarath wijekone Friday, 11 March 2011 06:31 AM

    People elect rulers to suitablle for their country .

    ferdyask Friday, 11 March 2011 06:32 AM

    Well Done MP,
    We love you. You are a good boy.

    Ranjith Friday, 11 March 2011 06:33 AM


    SureshP Friday, 11 March 2011 03:28 AM

    For the gullible. For the election. Always works.

    I Hussein Friday, 11 March 2011 03:31 AM

    Anesley Burtie Samuel.............................

    Rajash Friday, 11 March 2011 06:55 AM

    people elect leaders sutable for them....

    Leelananda Friday, 11 March 2011 03:31 AM

    We have such a ..... Prime Minister. Sad.

    cracko Friday, 11 March 2011 06:57 AM

    Sri Lanka Amazing. The PM and the Govt knows that Sri Lankans are modayas.

    Guru2 Friday, 11 March 2011 03:31 AM

    "Open mouth, insert foot."

    Kolitha Friday, 11 March 2011 03:33 AM

    Baba wgae...
    Act like a diplomat.
    You are representing Sri Lanka as it's Prime minister.

    Nihal Amarasekera Friday, 11 March 2011 03:34 AM

    What a sad state of affairs; Prime Minister of a country should talk more responsibly. Cross border accusations cannot or should not be retracted so casually. I personally feel the essence of the “revelation” is a fact.

    Ranger Friday, 11 March 2011 03:34 AM

    Dee Muu, author of faity tale doomsday tripe.

    Sammy Friday, 11 March 2011 03:34 AM

    Look before you leap, check before you speak!

    sc Friday, 11 March 2011 06:55 AM

    welcome to the "PABA" camp

    raul Friday, 11 March 2011 03:26 AM

    Because of these people of Sri lanka faces international troubles. If he is a good politician must get down from his post after saying sorry to India.

    a voter Friday, 11 March 2011 07:06 AM

    First PM to relay on newspaper reports rather than intelligence reports...

    a voter Friday, 11 March 2011 07:06 AM

    Why is he blaming news papers. Let the public know the newspaper which published that article.

    nipuna Friday, 11 March 2011 06:58 AM

    Mr. PM go home you are a lier and misled the our so called inteligent parliament and the bulish nation...

    Ravi Friday, 11 March 2011 03:39 AM

    Why not take him to Custardy for lying to the world.
    Well since it's a false statment we don't need this emergency law...

    Simple Simon Friday, 11 March 2011 03:35 AM

    So this is our PM...

    sanjee Friday, 11 March 2011 03:46 AM

    What a PM !!!

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