President’s delegation to US included 73; only ‘palace dog’ didn’t go
Posted on October 10th, 2016

Courtesy Adaderana

October 8, 2016  06:00 pm

UPFA MP Udaya Gammanpila says that President Maithripala Sirisena’s recent delegation to the United States, to take part in the 71st Session of the UN General Assembly, included 73 people and that only the palace dog” was missing.

Addressing the ‘Joint Opposition’ public rally in Ratnapura today (8), the Pivithuru Hela Urumaya (PHU) leader said that former President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s golden age” will be in the near future.

He claimed that President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe are now competing to travel around the world because they will have to go home defeated if an election is held.

Gammanpila stated that when one of them is leaving the country the other is arriving, and vice versa.

He said that only the palace dog” was not part of the recent visit to the US and that when the President returned from there, the PM went to New Zealand. When he came back, the President flew to Thailand and now the Prime Minister is preparing to visit Belgium when the President returns, he charged.

2 Responses to “President’s delegation to US included 73; only ‘palace dog’ didn’t go”

  1. Kumari Says:

    Actions of the two are ample evidence to show for whose benefit the country is run.

  2. Ananda-USA Says:

    This is just the beginning of Sri Lankan aiya’s AIYOS!

    Soon, the words “Aiyo Sirisena” will be cited as a cry of National WOE in the Oxford Dictionary as well!

    Sri Lanka word ‘Aiyo’ recorded by Oxford dictionary
    Tue, Oct 11, 2016, 08:23 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

    Oct 11 (Xinhua) COLOMBO- The Sri Lanka word ‘aiyo’ was included in the Oxford English Dictionary (OED), as a part of the latest addition of words to its database, Sri Lankan media reported on Tuesday.

    OED has defined the popular word as, “In southern India and Sri Lanka, expressing distress, regret, or grief; ‘Oh no!’,’Oh dear!’

    Local media reported that, apart from ‘aiyo’,’aiyoh’ and ‘aiyah’ have also been included in the lexicon. Though the two words can be identified as part of the Indian vocabulary too, OED has actually included their Chinese usage.

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