Video: Update : Sri Lanka a democratic country, those in glass houses should not throw stones; a statement from President

Saturday, 16 November 2013 - 13:16

In reply to statements made by British Prime Minister, President Mahinda Rajapaksa stated that Sri Lanka is a democratic country and those in glass houses should not throw stones.


The President expressed these views at a media briefing that was held at the BMICH yesterday.


President Rajapaksa made these comments in reply to calls by the British Prime Minister for an international probe if Sri Lanka fails to conduct a proper local inquiry.

UPDATE: Sunday, 17 November 2013 - 8:10 AM


Do not throw stones while remaining in glass houses; President

President rejects UK Prime Ministers call for an international inquiry into Sri Lanka war incidents and said people in glass houses should not throw stones.

Saturday, 16 November 2013 - 7:29
British Prime Minister optimistic about Sri Lanka, but calls for an investigation

Saturday, 16 November 2013 - 13:16

British Prime Minister David Cameron has said that Sri Lanka is a country with great potential.


Speaking at a media briefing that was held at the BMICH today the British Prime Minister stated that Sri Lanka has achieved great development and that he has a positive impression on the future of Sri Lanka.


The British Prime Minister also stated that Sri Lanka needed to address human rights concerns soon.


British Prime Minister David Cameron stated that he was delighted by the opportunity to travel to the North.


Cameron said that he raised concerns regarding human rights violations during his meeting with President Mahinda Rajapaksa.


The British Premier replying to a question posed by a journalist as to whether he visited Sri Lanka for Commonwealth or to look in to concerns relating to Sri Lanka, he responded by saying he wanted to cover both.

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