Wednesday, November 23, 2005

JVP favourite appointed as Foreign Minister of Sri Lanka

The JVP friendly Mangala Samaraweera has been appointed new Foreign Minister of Sri Lanka.

It is believed to be a reward for Samaraweera’s success in articulating Mr. Rajapaksa’s recent presidential victory.

Samaraweera a hot favourite of the JVP (Marxist Sinhala extremists) was a key figure in the formation of the SLFP-JVP-JHU alliance and played a central role in appealing to the Sinhala Buddhist majority as Rajapaksa’s election coordinator.  

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