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The United National Party (UNP) said today President Mahinda Rajapaksa was an agent appointed by the Chinese government like the one appointed to oversee Hong Kong.

“Hong Kong is controlled by China through its appointed representative. This is what is happening to Sri Lanka as well,” UNP General Secretary Tissa Attanayake said.

He said China was the only country that provided loans to Sri Lanka because other countries were not prepared to do so because of human rights allegations, breakdown of law and order and the lack of good governance.  

Mr. Attanayake said Sri Lanka was turning into a Chinese colony and by taking so many loans from China the country was being pawned to the Chinese with several generations of Sri Lankans being forced to pay back the loans taken by the UPFA Government.   (Yohan Perera and Lahiru Pothmulla)

  Comments - 13

  • bad Tuesday, 04 June 2013 04:02 PM

    bad rulers this is what happens

    renu Tuesday, 04 June 2013 04:12 PM

    Chinese are the latest Economic Hitmen in the region, we are quitely fall a prey

    sobers Thursday, 06 June 2013 11:43 AM

    Cheeno nathuwath be, ape jeewithey! kapang Noodles with Panuwo

    Porky Pig Tuesday, 04 June 2013 04:23 PM

    This time I agree with what this guy. All these projects employ Chinese skill and unskilled. It is only a few people that are benefitted.

    Shanthi Tuesday, 04 June 2013 01:01 PM

    You were worst when u were in power. Sorry!

    Cobra Tuesday, 04 June 2013 04:34 PM

    Yes, soon it will be a giant made in China!!!

    nihal Tuesday, 04 June 2013 01:11 PM

    we've been experiencing it now

    sss Tuesday, 04 June 2013 01:10 PM

    UNP, do you remember what the West did to JR uthumanawahansey when Rajiv was breathing on his neck?

    Kiwi Wednesday, 05 June 2013 01:49 AM

    Sri Lanka is someone elses colony all the time.

    Mike Tuesday, 04 June 2013 05:09 PM

    chinese are helping us.

    sri Thursday, 06 June 2013 09:33 AM

    It's quite in order to get loans from any country to meet genuine development needs but to obtain public loans there are set tender procedures which do not appear to have been met. This calls into question public accountability which have been ignored or discontinued -a serious issue as it is the public finances that have to bear the cost. For China to pay personal money gifts to officials or those in power is absolute corruption unheard of.

    Master Bater Tuesday, 04 June 2013 02:42 PM

    Yes we are already a small state of China.

    weera Tuesday, 04 June 2013 02:58 PM

    West is not giving us any credit ir Grants. We have to take Credit either from Chinese or Indians. China has interest here. No china no highway, No china no harbor, no china no Airport. No china we are hungry.

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