Rajapaksa said that if Kariyawasam is to be recruited to conduct work related to Parliament then he must be paid for by Parliament.However the Speaker insisted that it was not a new process for outside institutions to fund Parliament work. Gunawardena said that Kariyawasam was being paid by a US agency, a claim Kariyawasam has already denied and the Speaker also denied today. Speaker Karu Jayasuriya today defended the decision to recruit former Foreign Secretary Prasad Kariyawasam with outside funding.Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa and joint opposition Parliamentarian Dinesh Gunawardena had raised concerns in Parliament today over Kariyawasam being employed by Parliament using funding from outside. He recalled that even some Parliamentarians are sent overseas using funding recieved from outside. (Colombo Gazette) However the Speaker confirmed that Kariyawasam was being paid by an outside institution. read more

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The things becoming even harder for the Danish national team coach Gudmundur Gudmundsson. Experienced Icelander who replaced legendary Ulrik Wilbek on the Danish bench suffering new problems after “only” fifth place at the World Championship 2015 in Qatar. Right back Kasper Sondergaard (indefinitely) together with the first left wing Anders Eggert won’t be able to join the national team in the upcoming period.SG Flensburg’s left wing had decided to take a rest until end of the season due fatigue and family reasons (he will become a father)– I have always been very happy to play for the national team, but I can not find profits in the coming period, where I shall be a father again. I need a break and believes that it is now the time is right, says Anders Eggert to dhf.dk.Denmark began EHF EURO 2016 campaign with two wins over Lithuania and Bosnia and Herzegovina which put them on the TOP of the Qualifications group. Anders EggertDenmark Handballgudmundur gudmundssson ← Previous Story Michael Biegler close to HSV Handball bench Next Story → CRUNCH TIME: VELUX EHF CL TOP 16 action in next three days read more

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