Sunday, May 31, 2009

Ranil’s EruopeAN Mission... A sneak peek

By Shyamajith Fonseka

(LB)Opposition leader, Ranil Wickramasinghe did not publicise his arrival from Europe as he did when he left the country on the tour. Before the start the Europe tour, he issued press releases on a roll. He said that he would create awareness among the international community about some of the crises affecting the country such as absence of law and order, and lack of media freedom. Did he do this? He returned to the country on the morning of May 23 professing a sudden change of schedule. Most were of the view that alternate plans were to avoid the massive protest aimed against him and his tour. Full text