Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Sensible answer from PM to the President!

Sensible answer from PM to the President!
May 16, 2017

Among his many fact checking and fact gathering programs to justify the move towards a Cabinet reshuffle, President Maithripala Sirisena has picked up an allegation against a certain faction of the political sphere. He has telephoned Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe and has told him that certain people supporting Wickramasinghe and working under him are unofficially collecting commissions and bribes from projects.

"That cannot be true," the Prime Minister has replied. "How can that be? My source of information is accurate. I can prove it to you," the President has said. 
"Please do not take the responsibility to prove these allegations. What are the projects we have started for my people to take bribes? All projects are just plans. You have delayed approving them for months. People of your party are raising various facts to postpone these projects,such as the Hombantota port development. So how can my people bribe from non existing projects? Before all these allegations please approve these projects then I will take measure to prevent bribery and corruption," Wickramasinghe has replied. 
The confused President has said, " That is also true," and has hung up the phone.