Avant-garde Lawyer the next FM: PM never learns?

Ravi Karunanayake stepped down as FM Making a special statement in Parliament, Foreign Affairs Minister Ravi Karunanayake resigned from his ministerial position a short while ago. Ravi Karunanayake stepped down as FM Making a special statement in Parliament, Foreign Affairs Minister Ravi Karunanayake resigned from his ministerial position a short while ago.


Former Law and Order Minister Tilak Marapana who resigned from his ministerial portfolio amidst calls to step down over the controversy surrounding the Avant Garde issue some months back will be sworn in as Foreign Minister. Marapana defended the Avant Garde security firm brushing aside allegations that there is anything illegal about the firm’s activities. Marapana who has had a poor record as a Minister. He is a man who messed up the Defense Ministry and the Transport Ministry 2001-2004. UNP Ministers are unhappy that Marapana who has done nothing for the party and tainted with scandals is being appointed the Foreign Minister.

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