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Minister Dissanayake, former Defence Secretary Rajapaksa, Hayleys Chairman Mohan Pandithage, MP Wanniarachchi and former Army Commander Lt. Gen. Ratnayake at an event at the Gauthama Viharaya, Narahenpita on Wednesday (March 20).

Prez stands his ground

All documents necessary for the extradition of former Central Bank Governor Arjuna Mahendran had been despatched, Chief Opposition Whip UPFA MP Mahinda Amaraweera said.

Replying to JVP MP Dr. Nalinda Jayatissa in Parliament yesterday, Amaraweera said all necessary information had been diplomatically communicated in writing to the relevant authorities in Singapore.

Amaraweera also told the House that President Maithripala Sirisena would brief the Singaporean authorities and the people of Sri Lanka shortly on the steps he had taken to bring Mahendran back.

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