Basil seen at Party Leaders’ meeting


Former Finance Minister Basil Rajapaksa, who was reportedly hospitalised after contracting Covid-19 five days ago, was spotted in Parliament yesterday (21).

Rajapaksa did not come to the Chamber. However, he was seen participating in the Party Leaders’ meeting presided by Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena at the Parliament complex.

Although there were reports that the former Minister contracted Covid-19, there was no confirmation from his side.                                                                      (GW & MD)