Nimal Lanza To Welcome Basil Rajapaksa

Western Provincial Council Minister Nimal Lanza is to welcome former Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa upon his return to the island this afternoon.

Forty buses have been arranged for the procession which is expected to take Rajapaksa from Katunayaka to the parliament.

Meanwhile, Rajapaksa will be handed over notice to attend courts regarding the case pertaining to the alleged financial misappropriation at the Divi Neguma Department. However, he will not be arrested upon arrival.

The case has been filed by the police Financial Crimes Investigations Department.

Rajapaksa is expected to land at Katunayake Bandaranaike International Airport at around 1.30pm on board flight EK 348 arriving from Dubai. The flight left Dubai at 8.13am.

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