President Ranil Wickramasinghe has mentioned that he is also interested in reading the recently released book by the leader of the National Freedom Front, Member of Parliament Wimal Weerawansa. The President has mentioned that during a discussion with a group of ministers who came to meet him.
The Ministers have pointed out to the President that the statements made by Wimal Weerawansa regarding the intervention of the American Ambassador in Colombo on July 9 last year and around that time have been controversial. The MPs have also pointed out that many people think that the statements of MP Wimal Weerawansa are true.
But President’s Chief of Staff Sagala Ratnayake, who participated in the event, said that the American ambassador and the Ministry of Defense have issued notices that the facts of the book are false.