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island.lk 02 Aug, 2022 00:45 am

Hold your horses! – The Island

Hold your horses! – The Island

The very light sentence was because he had pleaded guilty to the charge and returned the money he had defrauded from the Sri Lanka taxpayer in purchasing a new building for Colombo’s Embassy in a posh Washington neighborhood very close to where Bill and Hillary Clinton live.Wikepedia has quite a chunk on this worthy who was back here and working to bring tourists from Ukraine to Sri Lanka at a time the political winds were blowing in a direction favorable to him.Questionable appointments to Sri Lanka missions overseas from ambassador/head of mission down to the lowest levels like drivers have been endemic during governments of all political complexions.Progeny, spouses, friends, relatives and whoever were being accommodated out of a patronage pork barrel that seemed bottomless for a poor developing country like Sri Lanka.

The high-octane performance of the Sri Lanka police is really amazing and needs to be appreciated.Another person has been taken into custody for removing an electric iron from the President’s House.

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