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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2555

Ravi Karunananayake disassociate himself with alleged Face Book & Twitter accounts

Colombo, 14 October, (Asiantribune.com):

Ravi Karunanayake, Minister of Finance in a statement disassociated himself with the alleged fake Facebook account accompanied by an interconnected Twitter account is being carried out under his names of Ravi Karunanayake Lanka Intelligence and implying them as the official Facebook and the Official Twitter Account of Ravi Karunanayake, Minister of Finance, Sri Lanka.

The Minister of Finace has categorically stated, I have no connections whatsoever with these two pages which publishes news detrimental to the interests of the national unity government and the coexistence of the Sri Lankan society. “”

Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake yesterday further alleged that an attempt was being made to undermine the government.

The following is the text of a statement issued by Minister Karunanayake:

It has been brought to my notice that a fake Facebook account accompanied by an interconnected Twitter account is being carried out under the names of Ravi Karunanayake Lanka Intelligence and Ravi Karunanayake @RavikOfficial implying them as the official Facebook and the Official Twitter Account of Ravi Karunanayake, Minister of Finance, Sri Lanka.

I have no connections whatsoever with these two pages which publishes news detrimental to the interests of the national unity government and the coexistence of the Sri Lankan society. I have informed my officials to lodge a complaint with the CID in this connection. Further it has already been brought to the attention of the CERT (Computer Emergency Readiness Team), a National Centre for Cyber Security in the country which functions as a division of LK Domain Registry with academic partners to provide computer emergency response services to the public and private sector institutions in Sri Lanka.

- Asian Tribune -

Ravi Karunananayake disassociate himself with alleged Face Book & Twitter accounts
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