Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Tag: Mahinda Rajapaksa

“I don’t stab people in the back, any toppling of govt will happen while PM is in the country,” says Sri Lanka’s ex-leader

Colombo, Jan 4 (NIA) - Sri Lanka's former President Mahinda Rajapakse, on Wednesday charged that he would topple the government while Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe was in the country. Rajapakse was responding to a 'humorous' statement made by Wickremesinghe recently where he said Rajapakse could topple the government when he visits Switzerland next week. However, Rajapakse in a tweet on ...

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MR can bring the govt down when I go to Switzerland next week, says Ranil Wickremesinghe on MRs ‘govt toppling’ threats

Colombo, Jan 2 (NIA) - Sri Lanka's Prime Minister, Ranil Wickremesinghe, on Monday responding to former President Mahinda Rajapakse's threats that the government would be toppled this year, said in a humorous tone that Rajapakse could topple the government when he visits Switzerland next week. "I am going to Switzerland for a week, giving Mahinda the chance to bring the government down," Wickremesinghe said. ...

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“During my govt I was a ‘super president’ so I did not need any ‘super ministers’,” says MR

Colombo, Dec 20 (NIA) - Sri Lanka's former President, Mahinda Rajapakse, on Tuesday, mocked the government over its plans to appoint a 'super minister' stating that if all the ministers did their respective jobs well, then the country would not need any 'super minister'. Speaking to local journalists, Rajapakse said that during his regime he did not appoint any ministers of ...

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Sri Lanka’s President calls for unity in strengthening reconciliation among communities

Colombo, Dec 2 (NIA) - Sri Lanka's President Maithripala Sirisena, has called on political parties and scholars to join in the government's efforts in strengthening reconciliation and support the new constitution which aims to solve issues in the island nation. “If we cannot strengthen reconciliation among all communities it is a massive disaster,” President Sirisena said. “The root cause of ...

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