Sir Richard Branson urges Sri Lanka not to enforce death penalty

June 26, 2019 (LBO) – Billionaire and global business icon Richard Branson has publicly weighed in on Sri Lanka’s intention to enforce the death penalty.

Joining a chorus of concern coming in from all over the world, Branson has expressed his concern in writing to the government of Sri Lanka and publicly tweeted for the world to see.

With over 12 million followers on twitter, Branson’s 3 tweets so far on this issue are sure to generate awareness and concerns throughout the globe.

Branson has visited Sri Lanka several times, and is known to Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe. His net worth is estimated in excess of 4 billion dollars.