A luxury restaurant said to be owned by a son of a powerful minister in the yahapalana government was declared open by President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday (30th). Minister Wijedasa Rajapaksa and his wife too joined Mr. Sirisena in cutting the ribbon to open the restaurant.
Among the invited guess for the opening ceremony were the head of controversial Avant Guard Nissanka Senadhipathy, Ministers Harin Fernando and Vajira Abeywardene, Deputy Speaker Thilanga Sumathipala and President’s son Dham Sirisena.
It is significant to note that the names of ministers Wijedasa Rajapaksa and Vajira Abeywardene were mentioned when Avant Guard transaction was discussed in the society.
The Speaker Karu Jayasuriya was seen visiting the restaurant later.