Another brawl in Parliament :
The COPE committee tug-of-war between Deputy Minister Ranjan Ramanayake and
former minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage reached new heights last week with the
two MPs exchanging blows inside the Parliamentary premises.
MR promises to slit his throat if ‘they’ find evidence that he pilfered even one
dollar, leave alone the 18 billion that is said to be stashed away.
On Thursday, June 23, this figure shot up to 20 billion when Minister Patali
Champika Ranawaka made a statement.
And he, Ranawaka, does not shoot his mouth, clever man that he is. The finger is
pointed at several members of a family.
The decision by the British to withdraw from the European Union have caused
major ripples in the world economies, with the Sterling pound and the Euro
plunging to a record low with the US dollar and Japanese yen gaining on their