A jolly Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe declared that his next move is to stay in power.
He declared that in an interview on stage at the Stallions Tent on day three of the annual 138th Battle of the Blues at the SSC grounds yesterday.
Amidst the jolly banter and usual Royal – Thomian camaraderie displayed at the annual event, the cheerful Prime Minister contributed by leaving those present in stitches of laughter.
Minister of Finance Ravi Karunanayake was also present on stage.
One of the organizers briefly interviewed the joyous Royalist Prime Minister.
The question and answers of the brief interview is found below.
Question: Since you are the Prime Minister what will be your next move?
Answer: Next move is to stay in power
Question: What happened to the Wi-Fi balloon or google balloon?
Answer: Balloon will come, Wi-Fi will come everything will come.
Question: Someone said can’t we put a condom and send the balloon up?
Answer: No men, we can’t put a condom and put it up because we don’t have enough kids that are coming out now.
Question: What is happening to your pre-election promise of bringing the previous regime members to justice? You promised to get this man in and that man in when you come to power. What is happening sir? What is going to happen to those that did harm to our beautiful country?
Answer: We are investigating, we are going to courts and we are allowing lawyers to make money. Lawyers have been our biggest supporters of our party so we can’t let them down.
Question: Will Sri Lanka ever come out of this rut and be a nation we can be proud of during your tenure?
A notable absentee at the match ending awards ceremony this year was Daham Sirisena the son of President Maithripala Sirisena. Unlike last year, this year’s awards distribution went ahead uninterrupted when Daham Sirisena got on stage uninvited and shook the hand of Premier Ranil Wickremesinghe. He was later ushered to a corner of the stage by one of the organizers.
“Thank god, the fucker stayed away this time unlike last year” said the same old Royalist who asked ” What the fuck was he doing up there?” last year. (By Janaka Ranaweera)