“Kondaya, who cannot read or write, and I, who studied in England, are both the same. These days, both of us are having the same stars,” said second son of former president Mahinda Rajapaksa at a recent rubgy function. Yoshitha said so to claim that he too, was a victim of irresponsible media usage in reporting the murder of Wasim Thajudeen, just like Dunesh Priyashantha alias Kondaya, who was sent to the gallows by the media and was subsequently saved by a DNA testing over the killing of Seya Sadevmi of Kotadeniyawa.
The well known wheeler dealer Jehan Amaratunga who was a regular visitor at Temple Trees during the Rajapakse Administration and the front and collector for former President’s Chief of Staff Gamini Sarath is still Chairman of People’s Bank Insurance Company and a Director of People’s Bank.
The financial crime investigation department appointed by the special presidential commission has named four people who were responsible in the serious financial frauds of Rakna Lanka Company today the 26th.
Foreign employment minister Thalatha Athukorala following a question raised by the JVP parliamentarian Sunil Handunneththi said yesterday the 23rd in the parliament that Mahinda Rajapaksa has taken a sum of Rs. 140 million from the foreign employment bureau for the president election campaign.
Reports reaching us confirm that the current Good Governance in power is planning to privatize the Sri Lanka Insurance Corporation.
The workers of the Sri Lanka Insurance corporation told us that Keith Bernard is planning to privatize the Sri Lanka Insurance Corporation and when the latter went to the Insurance Corporation office last week the workers has chased him.
The European Union (EU) had decided to re grant the GSP+ tariff concession to Sri Lanka.
Sri Lanka intends to apply for tariff preferences provided under the special incentive arrangement for sustainable development and good governance (GSP+) of the European Union.