6 May, 2021

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Rajapaksa Paranoia Results In A Travel Ban On Foreign Passport Holders To North

An indefinite travel ban has been imposed on foreign passport holders including tourists, restricting their access to the Northern province concurrent to a visit by President Rajapaksa in the area.

gota-and-mahindaAccording to northern sources foreign passport holders had been turned back from Omanthai, where the Army controls an entry point to the Northern province.

Military officials have stated the travel ban was imposed in the ‘national interest’ and among those who had been inconvenienced by the travel restrictions had been those of Sri Lankan origin who were attending weddings, funerals and religious rituals in Jaffna.

Even those who have been granted official permission to visit the area including diplomats and foreign nationals engaged in development projects in the North had not been allowed to proceed from Omanthai onwards.

President Rajapaksa is in Jaffna on a three-day visit for the reopening of a railway line to Jaffna. He is also due to award over 20,000 land permits to families in the area during an event today. This underhand motive of this visit seems to be to prep-up the area and boost Rajapaksa’s image among the residents of the province before the upcoming Presdential election.

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  • 20
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    Will they allow foreign passport holder GoRa?

    :-)

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      This further confirms that atrocities are going on in the North against Tamils and the junta doesn’t want foreigners go there and find this out.

      Today’s news is that Gota has ordered 4 mosques be demolished in Sri Lanka.

      I wonder how long can this Muslims bashing can go on while 1 million Sinhalese maids are employed by Muslim countries in the Middle East?

      If the maids are repatriated back to Sri Lanka there will be more poverty among the poor and they might start an uprising against Gota the mass murderer of both Sinhalese and Tamils.

      Gota gota go behind the bars in the Hague for war crimes, attacks on Muslim Mosques, and genocide of Tamils.

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        As the Rajapaksa family lose popularity in their Miracle of Modayas, they are becoming more and more insecure and the Gota the paranoid psychopath will have more military blockades, cutting of trees to make sure that there are not terrorists hiding in them, and surveillance of the internet will increase..

        The BLING-BLING brothers and sons are not ready to give up power in the Miracle. They will use the military when all else fails – even to stuff ballot boxes.

        So be warned!

    • 9
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      This is Total Bullshit. As I and many travelled in the New Yal Devi Train with many Tourist Foreigners today. We were Incovinced with all the security and to wait for an hour to get off the train, And guess what sitting at the mo in the Green Grass Hotel Hospital Road with Many foreigners both White and Tamil Overseas passport holders and having a Good Booze.. Posted a few pics on Instagram and Facebook. Check it out. Mate your unnamed sources are not good.

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        The ban is all over the media, and probably it was meant for Diaspora Tamils who may be traveling on foreign Passports. Their paranoia goes to dizzy heights. But since this cannot be openly publicized, it was generalized to be applied to mean all foreign passport holders, irrespective. Never heard of that rule before. But if you are white skinned, Dutch and moreover a Burgher King, probably this rule may be more tempered.

        However, no that you are in, enjoy your stay in Yalpaanam while you can, and don’t forget to have one on me too Pal. Hope to meet you soon.

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          Rump LTTE don’t like trains and this time a/c trains on track to Eelam without their consent.

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            mechanic

            “trains on track to Eelam without their consent.”

            Are you sure trains going to Eelam?

            All these LTTE rumps have managed to brain wash you. Congratulations you too have now realized that you belong to Kallthonie Tamils of Tamil Eelam.

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          Interesting how diaspora refugees are flocking back to Sri Lanka – just like how the Jews used to pop back home to the Third Reich for a quick holiday or a wedding. Oh wait… :D

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            Wee Thamizhs D: Siva Sankaran Sarma Menon

            It is indeed interesting.

            Not many people noticed this unimportant trend except you where established anthropologist have miserably failed to identify and forewarn the state.

            I am not sure whether the stupid diaspora would ever get it, reading between the lines your message tells of dangers awaiting to happen, possibly there are hidden Auschwitz and extermination camps being build through out the country.

            Your very useful analogy confirms what most people suspect, the existence of Nationalsozialistische Sri Lanki Arbeiterpartei.

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      aratai

      Where is Ben Hurling?

      He is maintaining deafening silence on this ban just like Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna Leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake.

      Probably Ben has bought the second hand car from Gota.

  • 17
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    The paranoid Mahinda/ Gota Rajapaksa family business military dictatorship in the Miracle of Modayas – is on display for all the world to see as Jarapassa goes to Jaffna! But let us Sinhala Modays be clear: It is only the Tamils who have the backbone to challenge Jarapassa. We, Sinhala Modaysa are in deep sleep with Ranil Wickramasinghe in Jarapassa’s lap!

    The environment has also been destroyed by these paranoid dictators who fear attacks from TREES!
    The destruction of Fauna and flora because of Rajapaksa and cronies’ greed and PARANOIA is phenomenal! While Elephants are being tortured by so-called Sinhala Buddhists in Peraheras, trees and forests are being cut down all over Colombo and the north by the MILITARY since Gota (MACBETH who feared Ghosts) the paranoid military dictator fears an attack from yakas hiding in trees.
    Of course the military is involved in the illegal timber trade.
    The old and beautiful trees in the Colombo zoo have all been cut down and the animals are dying there too. In central Colombo too all the large old trees have been cut for their timber and replaced with small ones. When this environmental destruction in the name of development and for Namal’s road PAVING BUSINESS is reported to the environmental police they turn a blind eye! The Miracle of Modayas is an ENVIRONMENTAL DISASTER IN THE MAKING – in the name of DEVELOPMENT!

    • 3
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      The more you pore venom under Sinhala name more you become a joker. Carry on stupid, declare your hatred.

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      Adey, Galubahana, where was this supposed Thamizh backbone when Thalaivar was running amok? Was it pawned off to the Sinhalese because it certainly seemed like they were the only ones to challenge him and deliver the axe cut – while We Thamizh cowered in store rooms of corner shops in Croydon :D

  • 14
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    Are Sri Lankan paspporst holders classified as “foreign” to enter the NE

    Is MaRa implying that Eelam is indeed a seperate country?

  • 13
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    Actually truth is something else. Now our Mihindu Thuma distributing Gold and Land to Tamil people in the North as our Mihindu thuma has changed his cloth and acting as King Wessanthara. Now some Deshadrohi People like Mechanic, Aathal Sumane, Vibheshana, Elu Kolla, Jimmy and others might ask from where he got Gold and Land to distribute. The real truth is Gold from Jewelry Box from Mrs. Plaster of Paris and the Land from Prabakaran as he transferred the entire North to Mihindu thuma from his Last will.

    Now Govt. Intelligent Dept. Got some secret information that lot of foreigners are rushing to North to claim Gold and Land from our King Wessanthara directed by Tamil Diaspora and Madam Pillay backed by some powerful Western Countries. That is the reason why our Ranaviru Forces are stopping all foreigners as there is no enough Gold and Land to Distribute.

    First our Mihindu thuma gave free Cluster Bombs, Motars and Bullets Northerners for more than 60,000 and now Gold and Land. What a nice king we have.

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      Lapatiya

      “Now our Mihindu Thuma distributing Gold and Land to Tamil people in the North as our Mihindu thuma has changed his cloth and acting as King Wessanthara.”

      Mahinda is not just a king but Vishawakeerthi Sri Threesinhaladishwara.

      Give him some respect.

      The title was bestowed by the Sangha hence you need to give him more respect.

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        N/V

        His full titles are as follows,

        Sri Rohana Janaranjana, Vishwa Keerthi Sri Thri Sinhaladeeshwara, Sri Lanka Raja Wansa Vibeeshana, Dharmadveepa Chakrawarthi (bestowed by Maha Sanga) 2 X Doctor (China + Russia), Janamuula, Manomuula, (Jackson Anthony) Palapurudu, Sanwedee, Nihathamani (Dallas Allahapperuma) President of Sri Lanka………….Attorney At-Law ……..Giruwapaththuwe……. Mahendra Rajapaksha.

        You are right Native, but not only me entire Nation should respect him at the forthcoming Presidential election the way Badulla and Monaragala people respected him at the last Uwa Provincial Council election.

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          Lapatiya

          Thanks.

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          You left out the most important title – Tsunami Hora!

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        Dear Native,

        There are 3000 lots of “Thalis” pawned at Bank Prabakara.to be handed over to their rightful owners..

        These can’t be all from Dalits from Killi, Mullative, Pudduthikuruppu, and Nanthikdal . Or Bishop Raiappu’s diocese… Can they ?….

        Will any owners who are now Westerners donate them to Dalits?.

        Can you also pull a few strings with the GTF boss, the Reverend and donate or replace any little bits confiscated from the Dalits?.

        This will be a very generous gesture to reflect your mates, especially in the GTf dudes, new found love of the inhabitants.

        And also it will enhance their recent affiliation with the TNA as Mr Suren Surendran stated in Madurai.

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          Hello Sumanasekaram, how are you keeping? Anything to do with the horapakse clan, Sumanasekaram will pop his ugly head and use two words for sure in the garbage he writes – DALITS & VELLALAHS. It appears that Sumanasekaram comes from the pariah caste. Go and eat that Sumanasekaram.

  • 11
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    WE NEED YOUR MONEY,

    When we have your Money, WE can enjoy, wine, Dine, Dance and go foreign trips with our mistresses.

    But WE will not allow you to visit your relatives, friends or in to your birth places.

    Because We, Jarapassa Family are Having A inferiority complex and fear of Exposing truth [ we want to loot some more] .

    So You better be away from us!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!.

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    “WE NEED YOUR MONEY, When we have your Money, WE can enjoy, wine, Dine, Dance and go foreign trips with our mistresses.”

    I didn’t realise Dr Pakasoothu Saravanamutthu was a commenter here :D Or are you just channeling him :D

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      At the start I had some difficulty in understanding you theory. But, Now, I have caught it!

      It works like this. The foreign passport holders are going to North, stealing the widows’ money, going back to their countries, giving donations to CPA. Because of this, CPA is having drinking parties in New Jersey and breaking each other’s noses and toes. So stopping them from going to North will stop Saravanamuthu from going to parties. Well thought man!

      You are writing in these columns for some time. It is time for to understand a basic factor of the Lanka’s formulas. If the CPA, an NGO, has been abusing funds, long ago Saravanamuthu would have started to pray, praise and do propaganda for the King. As he has not done so far, that it is very clear he did not touch anything that is not due for him. You know what happened to Sir Chris Norris after living Hi-Fi life on the government money! You may know how you have been forced to come and write on CT. Laugh at you. Not at Saravanamuththu.

      • 1
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        “At the start I had some difficulty in understanding you theory.”

        Keep attending those ESL classes, you’ll get there eventually :D

    • 0
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      To Siva Sankaran Sarma Aka Shill, paid to comment on C T;

      I do not know, who is this Dr Pakasoothu Saravanamutthu and I have no any connection with him either.

      I am not paid to comment on Colombo Telegraph.
      BUT
      You are paid to do that job and To lick Jarapassas Hindquaters.

      So, do that correctly,
      because Two Bogus LOW-yers from Hambaya Thota are doing Election canvasing in North and east.
      Just help them to Wipe out MULLEVAIKAAL CURSE of TAMILS befallen on them. [That Curse will never go away]

      { Curse of Innocent Tamils who scarified their lives for KILLER LTTEers And a lunatic’s dream].

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      This is a bottler…. man

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        I mean Siva’s comment…Sorry for the misplacement….

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    Wee Thamizh D: Siva Sankaran Sarma Menon

    “I didn’t realise Dr Pakasoothu Saravanamutthu was a commenter here :D Or are you just channeling him :D”

    Another brilliant typing.

    Here is the one who needs your praise not Dr Pakasoothu Saravanamutthu whoever that is :

    Professor Emeritus Visva Bharati University of Calcutta

    Doctor of Law from the University of Colombo

    Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia

    Beijing University of Foreign Languages in China

    Thrice blessed Vishawakeerthi Sri Threesinhaladishwara.

  • 8
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    This means a “separate state” has been established by the Government in the North.

    This action was taken to punish the people as Justice Wigneswaran did not accept the invitation of the President. This is Justice Rajapakse style. This shows the mentality of the President and his team.

  • 8
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    What a third grade Power hungry President we have in Sri Lanka!

  • 5
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    Does he want to treat North as a separate state? Ealam officially recognized?

  • 4
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    Mahinda Rajapaksa finally created Tamil Eelam, five years after defeating the LTTE that fought for Tamil Eelam for thirty years.

    Who needs another Prabhakaran when we have Rajapaksa. Long live Rajapaksa, the lover of tamils.

  • 0
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    This is SL not Tamil Nadu.

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    Here is a comment from Lorenzo (aka Fathima Fukshima, Tamodaya)
    I had to laugh at this- Its a classic!

    Without settling Sinhalese and Muslims in Jaffna it is a FOOLISH decision to restart YARL DEVI without changing the journey.

    The journey from Jaffna to Colombo must be broken in Anuradhapura. People should get down and get into another train.

    Otherwise Tamils from the north will OCCUPY all seats as they occupy land, etc. without allowing anything to others. This means Sinhalese will have to sit on the floor.

    If the train STOPS in Anuradhapura and a new train starts from there, non Tamils have some chance to sit and travel with dignity.

    Mark my word, the RACIST MENTALITY of northern Tamils will lead to FIGHTS, DISGUST, etc. in this train. This has happened in 1970s and 1980s and will happen again.

    IF MR thinks he can win votes from this, he is wrong. BOTH Sinhalese and Tamils will NOT vote for him over this. Sinhalese gain NOTHING but LOSES their previous COMFORT of travelling well because when the train came to Medavachchi, etc. it was mostly empty and they could SIT. Not anymore.

  • 1
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    Thanks for the interesting perspective, Jehan.

    Is the Pope’s visit a “carrot” or a “stick”? How much will this visit cost taxpayers? And what benefit will it bring to the people of Sri Lanka (other than Catholic votes for the Rajapaksas)?

  • 4
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    It is time the free and democratic countries all over the world stop allowing any of the parliamentarians, ministers, officials and the secretaries of ministries from Sri Lanka to enter their countries. Let the government feel the velocity of their own medicine.

  • 5
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    First step to rigging the presidential elections? Brace yourself for more!

  • 4
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    MR the Prez will probably blurt out some filthy words in Tamil in some speech, and manage to convey the wrong message unintended, sometimes even the opposite of what he wants to actually convey, due to his poor understanding of the dialect, so important and so sensuous to that language. He steals the thunder, and in trying to please the crowd only manages to make an ass of himself in the process. His Tamil speeches in the past sound so boring since the message conveyed seem so vulgar and bogus, disingenuous, superfluous and more like mass hoodwinking. Surely the audience are not that dumb to know an act when it is staged, and that too without him realizing who is having the last laugh. More than the message bring conveyed, the people are more raptured by his performance at attempts at fool them, and finally put their hands together at the joy of the end the agony. Needless to say, he is the best this country can put forward to be its First Citizen.

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    Anyway we will need a passport to go to north in the future, President and the Bodubala Sena making way that without a single bullet shot to separate the country, Utter violation of human rights will take them there soon.

  • 3
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    This is total bullshit ploy to stop anyone they don’t like. The ones who are profiled as potentoial terrorist are anyone with a Tamil name and holding a foreign passport. The ones with Muslim names a bit less so. The paranoia of the Rajapakse brothers is frightening. It must be their consciences before the UNHRC catching up on their war crimes. You can fool some of the people all the time but not all the people all the time.

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      I guess they (and me too) don’t like any more terrorism in Sri Lanka. 30 years was a long time! You are right the best fit for profile is Tamil name and holding a foreign passport who funded the terror.

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        It is claimed the objectives for the ban was to boost the image of the Rajapakse’s. But it is doing exactly the opposite, i.e. portraying them as a bunch of paranoia driven cowards, able to spin a yarn to win votes and nothing else. On the economy, our debt is so huge, it will take generations to pay them back. It would be bearable if the debt was incurred to create jobs or build factories but no, they were all spent on prestige projects and on the infrastructure whose demands did not justify the expenditure. They might have considered an expressway all the way up to Jaffna, fortunately never materialised as events show foreignesr are banned from going there anyway.

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    Nuisance

    “I guess they (and me too) don’t like any more terrorism in Sri Lanka. 30 years was a long time!”

    Once again you selectively quote even the recent history while sitting on your brain.

    The Sinhala/Buddhist terrorism JVP lasted from 5th April 1971 to about 1991.

    The Sinhala/Buddhists state continues to terrorise people irrespective of their race, region, religion, ….. from 5th April 1971 to date.

    Try and put your stupid brain back where it should be. It is impossible but worth trying.

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      Low IQ Vedda,
      Why do you have to open your mouth every time I write and show your stupidity???
      First, use your brain to understand that I was commenting on people who are profiled as potential terrorists baring Tamil names and holding foreign passports. Why on earth should I talk about 1971 or 1991 in response? I am not a retard and have no time to write garbage like you!

      Read again, I do not want any more violence after 30 years of Tamil suicide murdering, and you write about Sinhalese violence that adds up to this 30 years. So you even support my view adding more years to my 30. This is why I want no more chances and always support any gov. action to nip terrorism at the bud.

      If you write responses to my comments do read my posts carefully and try to understand and reply intelligently. If you don’t reply, that doesn’t mean you are not intelligent. Until now none of your replies have been intelligent and useful to me.

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    Looks like Eelam regonized by Srilankan Govt….More to come!

    • 1
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      Both Nandemaster and Mr.20% may need visas to enter the North?? Oops! they are dual citizens.

  • 0
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    I think this is another step towards a military dictatorship Mahinda and his brothers mistakenly think that we all are cows or sheeps. Their is no such a laws to prevent anyone going to (when their is no war like situation) any part of the country. It is another violation of human rights. People should challenge this ( at least) at MARA justice system. Their is no emergency regulations, not under PTA. This is an another attempt to computer gilmart or steel Northern peoples vote! Change …change without delay!

    • 0
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      It is very wrong on the part of the Govt. of Sri Lanka to have put a ban on former citizens of Sri Lanka and now holding foreign passports
      to enter the N/E without a permit from the Ministry of Defence, that too during peace time, as the govt.itself claims so. The seniors in the West, Canada & US, reserve a little money, monthly from their pensions for this trip,once a year in winter to Colombo to see their kith and kin in N/E and do the Govt. expect these old people to line up for permits,giving details of their pedigree and wasting a day.Do not understand why the govt is worsening their position with UN and the West as this decision,if true, will tantamount to breach of privileges,addition fuel to the fire and international human rights watch organizations & countries will view this as a ploy to hide facts,happening in N/E. Is this an indication for the people of N/E
      to expect more harsh treatment.

      In India, they are called Non resident Indians(NRI) and Mr. Modi Had recently given loads of privileges as he considers them as one of the main source of revenue to the country and of course,the whole country, including Jammu & Kashmir, is opened to them to visit. Wake up before its too late.

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    BAN ON FOREIGN PP HOLDERS TO NORTH
    ———————————-

    Further to the earlier message and if this
    report is true, the loser will be the Lankan Govt as this time, under the current circumstances, Tamils will not go to places where permits are issued or travel to North with a permit, fearing arbitrary arrests
    or harassments on some grounds as the Tamil diaspora, overseas is under scrutiny .
    An average traveller to the North spends around $200,000/- rupees,
    minimum per trip and this in addition to air fares and transport to their home towns and back and much more in the event of weddings and other festivities. Most Tamils use Sri Lankan airlines, from Europe, Canada & USA who form around 50% of the ethnic traffic. What will happen now is that they will get down their kith and kin to Trichi, Trivandram or Chennai(low fares), have a good time and send them back. India has relaxed the visa rules for most foreigners and they get it on line.

    What would anybody suggest will be to add the additional questions to the existing application form for visa so that they can move freely in SL.Little expenses will add up to colossus amount of foreign funds,
    which the govt is bound to lose at India’s gain. the Authorities should take serious note of this and work on one application form for the visa to Colombo and the permit to the North and continue the process of issuing it on line.
    With modern technologies, the intelligence people can over come this problem of facing the travellers, personally
    .

  • 0
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    We have a parliament that rubberstamps everything the Rajapaksa brothers do and an Opposotion that dares raise its head we can be termed as being ruled by a monarchy, King Rajapaksa with total power that is able to override the Constitution, Judiciary etc. Our last resort appear to be the UN but they are so bound up by red tape and other influences that the Rajapaksa regime is getting away with murder.

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