Sri Lanka par­lia­ment cuts MPs’ salaries in move to squeeze out PM

Global Times - Weekend - - WORLD -

Sri Lanka’s par­lia­ment on Fri­day cut min­is­ters’ salaries in a move to hin­der the ad­min­is­tra­tion of Prime Min­is­ter Mahinda Ra­japaksa.

It re­mained un­clear how the move would be ap­plied in prac­tice, with Ra­japaksa loy­al­ists declar­ing it il­le­gal.

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