Sri Lanka rejects Swiss request to fly staffer for treatment
Sri Lanka’s foreign minister says the government has rejected a request from the Swiss Embassy to allow one of its employees to be flown out for medical treatment after a group allegedly abducted and threatened her to disclose embassy information.
Foreign Minister Dinesh Gunawardena said Wednesday that the woman has not made a statement to police about the incident despite repeated requests. Instead, he said, the government has received a request from the Swiss Embassy for permission to fly the woman out in an ambulance aircraft.
Switzerland says the woman is not able to give a statement because of ill health.
A court on Tuesday blocked the staffer from traveling abroad without making a statement to police.
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There is defenetely something sinister going on. The Swiss government must take the GOSL for fools or who ever is behind this thinks so. She should not be allowed yo travel until this is cleared up. How cocky can these people get
Please stick to your guns GOSL..
There is nothing sinister.
The Ambassadors of Western Countries are professional foreign service officers unlike Sri Lankan diplomats who are picked from the streets because of political affiliations.
The Swiss Ambassador would have, 100% sure, consulted with the Swiss Foreign Ministry in making decisions and announcements in this case.
The Swiss Govt would not have proceeded to this extent without firm analysis and evidence.
Unlike in SL where Govt files and Records disappear when being searched, the Swiss Govt is 100% accountable to its citizens and all decisions must have factual backing.
See, the GOSL Dept of Immigration recently told the SL Supreme Court that a file relating to an important dual citizenship application was lost ! And the Supreme Court believed that rubbish. What a pack of clowns !!!
The mera palanaya begins
So how come the woman who got abducted ,molested or what ever was is too sick to give a statement is able to fly so far in a ambulance helicopter. Why should the GOSL treat her differently just because she works for the Embassy. She made the complaint and she has to give a statment. Unless she is afraid the CID will find out she is lying.
It is a shame that some of you who call you selves Sri Lankans have to criticise any thing Sri Lankans do and speak so highly of another country without waiting for the inquiry to be completed.. So you mean the CId lied when they say her phone ping shows she was not in the area that she was supposed to have been attacked at the time in question. Shame on you, you traitor.
The lady has appeared for interview by the CID.
While investigations are progressing, SL’s top Defence Official has, in public, concluded that this event was spurred by LTT Rump from overseas.
Reckon this official’s underlings conducting investigations will ever dare go against his public proclamation?