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Tuesday, 13 December 2016 - 16:25
Kumar Gunaratne rejects Australian citizenship
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Politburo Member of the Frontline Socialist Party Kumar Gunaratnam has informed the Controller General of Immigration and Emigration Nihal Ranasinghe, that he is prepared to cancel his Australian citizenship to obtain citizenship in Sri Lanka.

Accordingly, the Controller General noted that his application is currently being considered.

Kumar Gunaratnam who was imprisoned for a year on the allegations of violating the immigration and emigration act was released on the 2nd of December.

Controller General Nihal Ranasinghe stated that he has been issued a temporary visa for a period of 3 months to remain in the county.

Ranasinghe added that Kumar Gunaratnam will be able to engage in political activities, after he obtains citizenship in Sri Lanka.


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