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Basil Rajapaksa suffers from cancer

The Minister of Economic Development at the brother of President Rajapaksa, Basil Rajapaksa suffers from cancer and receiving medical treatment at Houston hospital in United States of America.

Namal Rajapaksa and Shiranthi Rajapaksa express joy this regard, internal sources said.

President Mahinda Rajapaksa has cancelled foreign tours of ruling party parliamentarians till end of 2014 budget debate.

However end of the debate of the fund allocation to the ministry of economic development, Basil Rajapaksa made urgent visit to US.

Minister Basil Rajapaksa fails to inform president on his urgent visit to US, sources said. Namal Rajapaksa and several other ruling party members expressed satisfaction over minister’s visit to US.

Due to the absence of Basil Rajapaksa, ruling party election conversing activities of the upcoming western provincial council election would be headed by Namal Rajapaksa.

Previously Basil Rajapaksa was responsible for ruling party election conversing activities. Basil Rajapaksa also planned to appoint his spouse and lawyer Pushpa Rajapaksa as Chief Ministerial candidate. Namal Rajapaksa and Shiranthi Rajapaksa strongly opposed this decision.

Namal Rajapaksa decided to appoint Muttaia Murlidhran or any other individual maintains close relationship with him as the CM candidate.

Doctors said that Basil Rajapaksa suffering from prostate cancer and his life is out of danger. Dudley Rajapaksa, brother of Basil Rajapaksa residing in US has made arrangements on brother’s medical treatment, sources said.

Author: TELO Media Team 1