Minister S.B. Navinna says no legal restrictions for issuing new passports to Udayanga Weeratunga

Thursday, 08 September 2016 - 19:20

Minister of Internal Affairs, Wayamba Development and Cultural Affairs S.B. Navinna told parliament today that new passports have been issued to former Ambassador to Russia Udayanga Weeratunga and his wife.

Udayanga Weeratunga has been accused of illegal arm dealings.   

However, the Minister noted that, the new passports were issued instead of the diplomatic passport, as there are no legal restrictions.