Making babies, the UPFA way

Adorned in a very western two piece suit, Sri Lanka’s Harvard and University of France educated Finance Minister Dr. Sarath Leelananda Bandara Amunugama Thursday presented the United Peoples Freedom Alliances maiden budget speech in Sinhalese. Adorned in a very western two piece suit, Sri Lanka’s Harvard and University of France educated Finance Minister Dr. Sarath Leelananda Bandara Amunugama Thursday presented the United Peoples Freedom Alliances maiden budget speech in Sinhalese. Despite the cultural fusion, where West met South Asia, it was his French connections perhaps that saw the Minister romance so passionately over the budget speech from 2.30 in the afternoon till minutes past eight.

Does the long foreplay mean better things to come? Who knows what is in store.

If the tea party was a sign of things to come, consumers could have to start queuing up for supplies soon. The Finance Minister’s guests were treated buffet style, with lines stretching from the table at one end of the dining hall to the entrance at the other end.

If the Ministers speech was a sign of things to come, the country could be abandoned by its people or could be snoozing.

The lengthy speech, which also contained a number of commendable