Minister of Public Administration and Home Affairs Karu Jayasuriya of Sri Lanka

In President Ranasinghe Premadasa's government, Karu Jayasuriya was appointed as the Sri Lanka Ambassador to Germany.
Following the victory of the UNP at the General Elections in 2001, Karu Jayasuriya was appointed Minister of Power and Energy.
At the Presidential Elections of 2005 where Wickremesinghe was the party's candidate, Jayasuriya was named as the nominee for the premiership in the event of the party's success.
Jayasuriya had in private expressed his displeasure at the trajectory of the government on several aspects including the failure to implement the 17th Amendment to the Constitution and the appointment of government agents and grama sevakas on merit as opposed to political criteria.
The statement added that Jayasuriya took the decision to quit the government as the period for supporting the government was almost at an end and especially because there was an economic crisis that far exceeded the war to which only the UNP had the capacity to find solutions.
Now Jayasuriya has decided to come in and it would clear the initial projection of people moving out," Karunanayake said.
Karu Jayasuriya accepts the Deputy Leader position of UNP, it will show that he does not have any self respecting policy.
Karu Jayasuriya is the deputy Leader of the United National Party (UNP), the main Opposition party of Sri Lanka.
SLFP, Jayasuriya had found fault with Suriyarachchi.
the Lanka Marine Services deal and the COPE report and called him a rogue.
inner circle even in the best of times.
That was when Jayasuriya was riding high.
hands of the president was only now becoming evident.
Public Administration Minister Karu Jayasuriya has reportedly told a meeting of the UNP dissidents who crossed over to the government that he was severely reprimanded by a VVIP, and as such was left with two options either to re join the UNP or give up politics altogether.
Jayasuriya said he was similarly reprimanded on several other occasions by this VVIP, and found it demeaning to his dignity and self respect.
but to either to resign from politics or re join the UNP if it was willing to accommodate him with a responsible position in the party.
Jayasuriya had shown no inclination to do so.
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Karu Jayasuriya, who officially rejoined the UNP as Deputy Leader yesterday, said that he was in touch with the other 17 UNPers who had defected to the government along with him and hopefully many of them would return to the party.
Addressing a press conference at Sirikotha, Jayasuriya said that his decision to quit the ruling coalition wouldn’t hinder the war against terror.
Asked if he did not have a duty to ensure the return of all 17 UNPers whom he led into government, Jayasuriya said that he was doing his best to bring them back.
When referred to UNP MP Dayasiri Jayasekera’s objection to those who quit the party and also vilified it, being taken back and given prominent positions, Jayasuriya said "that is his personal opinion.
Asked, about allegations by his critics that by leaving the UNP he had let down the party and the voters who had placed their faith in him, Jayasuriya said "that is a matter of opinon.
When asked if he would now continue to agitate for his demands to be implemented, Jayasuriya said "Well, we are looking into that.
Asked if the real reason for him leaving the government was the humiliation he had been subjected to by a VVIP, Jayasuriya said that one has to learn to deal with such situations in politics and he was mature enough to come to terms with it.
Karu Jayasuriya was no doubt the man of the week, and he left everybody wondering why he left the government almost as suddenly as he had decided to join it.
But, when Karu Jayasuriya met the president at Temple Trees just prior to the public announcement that he is going back as the deputy leader of the UNP, he told him Im going to the old house ( the Maha Gedera.
However, when Senaratne met the president he (President) seemed to be resigned to the fact that Jayasuriya was set to go, telling Senaratne Ranil is taking Karu back not because he likes him but because there is tremendous pressure from the second rung leadership, SB Dissanayake and Premadasa, and installing Karu was Ranils only option.
The media meeting was held at Sirikothe, the UNP headquarters and Mr Jayasuriya was warmly welcomed by the leaders of the UNP when he arrived Speaking at the media meeting Mr JaTags : lanka lanktruth news Views : 1082This video added by LTNewsVideo.
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In his letter to the President tendering his resignation Minister Karu Jayasuriya has said , we Colombo: Public Administration and Home Affairs Minister Karu Jayasuriya resigned from office yesterday (9.
Karu Jayasuriya was given a hard time by the media at the media meeting held today to explain why he rejoined the UNP.
Jayasuriya was warmly welcomed by the leaders of the UNP when he arrived.
Jayasuriya said though he could approve the stand of the government on the war the economic programme of the government was a failure.
Jayasuriya said the handling of the economy by the Mahinda Rajapakse government was appalling.
Jayasuriya said the decision was a private matter.
Jayasuriya said he didn’t indulge in loathsome politics.
What a storey Karu Jayasuriya is telling.
I am sure Mr Jayasuriya was no kid to figure out that the governments economic policy was wrong.
should deal with the situation in the country.
Karu Jayasuriya was appointed as the deputy leader of the main opposition United National Party (UNP) by the party executive committee that met Monday evening with Mr.
Karu Jayasuriya is likely to rejoin the UNP with some dissident MPs.
Karu Jayasuriya is currently the leader of seventeen dissident UNP parliamentarians who have been holding ministerial portfolios in the UPFA-government led by the Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa.
committee that met Monday evening with Mr.
rejoin the UNP with some dissident MPs.
UPFA-government led by the Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa.
Jayasuriya said he joined the Government to support the war effort.
Jayasuriya is more committed to the nation, and is a statesman who could be a far more effective UNP leader with greater credibility at this critical time in Sri Lanka's history.
But, last Monday, even whilst Jayasuriya remained a Cabinet Minister, the Working Committee, the party's main policy making body, in a hastily scheduled meeting, decided to appoint Jayasuriya as Deputy Leader.
But, the argument, like all arguments in politics, was that after-all, Jayasuriya remained a UNPer.
Jayasuriya was after surgery and was warded at the Asiri Hospital.
On Wednesday, just a day after Jayasuriya had quit, Rajapaksa summoned the remaining 16 UNP 'pole-vaulters', to ask them to clarify their position.
Now that Jayasuriya is back, government leaders say there would be growing internal dissension in the UNP.
Jayasuriya has made no formal statement as to why he quit the government after 23 months as a Cabinet Minister.
The return of Jayasuriya is not the mere return of a UNP stalwart to his party fold after savouring good times with the government.
The fact that Jayasuriya is not that crafty a politician, and fits more into the UNP mould than S.
Now, Jayasuriya has come and taken the seat he was eyeing.
Jayasuriya said there would soon be a membership drive at the grassroots level.
One can say that Jayasuriya is a big fish in a small opposition pond, but was a small fish in a big government pond.
Rajapakse's Cabinet , and he is certainly better off with Ranil Munasinghe.
Jayasuriya is the darling of the New UNP.
Minister of the Western Province in the 1990s.
Jayasuriya has not responded in word or deed to any of these.
In a statement issued after resigning his cabinet post yesterday Jayasuriya said that though he joined the cabinet to support the war, the economy has become more important.
I have passed several significant milestones in my life.
Jayasuriya had challenged the leadership of the party.
Jayasuriya is an honourable man is an undisputed fact.
Dec 09, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Minister of Public Administration and Home Affairs, Karu Jayasuriya is expected to resign from his Cabinet post today to accept the newly recreated deputy leadership position of the main opposition United National party (UNP.
government polls, Mr Jayasuriya said he wanted to make Colombo a model city.
Karu Jayasuriya has been appointed Chairman of the Executive Committee of the United National Party (UNP) in addition to his Deputy Leadership post.
Karu Jayasuriya has been given executive powers to take political decisions to revamp the party to face future elections and carry on party's political agenda, Mr.
critical juncture by giving them a huge amount of money as bribes.
Jayasuriya said that he had never left the UNP but had decided to back the government, as the party leadership and he had differed on how they should deal with the situation in the country.
Sinhalese Buddhist Minister Navin Dissanayake has become extremely angry with the anti-Sinhalese Buddhist moves of his father-in-law Karu Jayasuriya at this crucial moment of our beloved President capturing Killinochchi and fullstopping the Tamil terrorism.
Karu Jayasuriya has betrayed all Sinhalese Buddhist hopes by joining P-Ranil to destroy the Sinhalese Buddhist nation with the LTTE terrorist and western agents as if he is not having a pair of testicles.
We highly suspect that traitor Karu Jayasuriya has not even given a proper dowry when marrying off his daughter.
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COLOMBO - Sri Lanka Public Administration Minister Karu Jayasuriya is considering either re join the opposition UNP or quit the politics altogether, according to reliable political sources in the capital Colombo.
Jayasuriya said he had no alternative but to re join the UNP if it was willing to accommodate him with a responsible position in the party.
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Jayasuriya said that Sri Lanka was blessed with a well organised and intelligent labour force and the contribution made by them was of paramount importance to the overall development of the country.