8 Oct

Muslim MPs brief Chief Prelates in Kandy

The Chief Prelates in Kandy had earlier urged the Muslim MPs who had resigned from their portfolios to resume their Government duties. The Chief Prelates had been of the opinion the resignation of the Muslim Ministers should not have happened. (Colombo Gazette) The MPs have been briefing several people following their resignation, including diplomats and members of the opposition. All Muslim Parliamentarians who resigned from their Ministerial portfolios recently briefed the Chief Prelates of the Asgiriya and Malwatte Chapters in Kandy today on the reasons for their resignation.Former Minister Rauff Hakeem tweeted saying they were elated to have had the opportunity to appraise the monks on the reason for their collective resignations. read more