Minister denies meeting person with terror links
Media and Information Minister Anura Priyadarshana Yapa yesterday
denied charges that he had met a person who had terrorist links.
Yapa said he met such a person who accompanied Dr. Jayalath
Jayawardana at the Inter Parliamentary Union Meeting in Geneva.
This individual held a specially designed Identity Card. "There was
no such close meeting as claimed by Dr. Jayawardana.
Please ask about him from Dr. Jayawardane who knows the real story
more than I. I never had any contact with anybody other than attending
to my officially assignments." He said Dr. Jayawardana had been provided
with a security detail that exceeded his own, including eight Security