Feb 21, 2018

Minister counselor (defence) in London recalled Featured

Minister counselor (defence) at the Sri Lankan high commission in Britain, Brig. Priyanka Fernando, is due back home today (21) after being recalled for unknown reason.

He was at the centre of controversy for making an alleged threatening gesture to Tamil protestors in front of the HC in London on February 04.

The foreign minister immediately suspended him from the position, but the president reinstated him.

Certain British MPs have raised this matter, while a demonstration against Brig. Fernando in front of the HC last week was followed by a complaint being lodged at the British Commonwealth Office.