Tuesday, January 1, 2008

I did not call Mervyn - Gotabhaya

COLOMBO: Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa says that he never called Deputy Minister Mervin Silva after last Thursday’s incident as reported in certain newspapers.

When asked if he called Silva to extend his support, the Defence Secretary said, "No. I never called him." Rajapaksa added that along with the President and the Security Forces, he was concentrating on his mission to rid the country of terrorism.

Colombo Post