UNP MP, Attorney at Law Dayasiri Jayasekera has left for Bangkok, Thailand on the 1st before crossing over to give strength to the President shortly, reliable sources said.
Jayasekera has left for Bangkok at 1.25 a.m. on SriLankan Airlines flight number UL 888 on the 1st. He is to stay in Bangkok till the 6th and is to return to the country in SriLankan Airlines flight number UL 423 at 21.10 p.m. on the 6th.
His air ticket was processed though BT Air Services in Colombo.
One of Jayasekera’s close lady friends is accompanying him in the trip to Bangkok. She has left on SriLankan Airlines flight number UL 882 at 7 a.m. on the 1st. She is to return to the country on SriLankan Airlines flight number UL 887 at 6.55 p.m. on the 6th. He airline ticket was processed through Classic Travels.
Unconfirmed reports state that Jayasekera and his lady friend have traveled to Bangkok to deposit the millions of rupees received by the President for agreeing to give strength to him.
Jayasekera had denied meeting the President in recent times when he had met with the Mahanayake Theros.
However, informed sources say that Jayasekera had met the President on July 24th at 5 p.m. at businessman Thiru Nadesan’s residence. Minister Dullas Alahapperuma had also participated at the meeting. Sources said that Jayasekera had arrived at the meeting in a vehicle driven by his lady friend who is now in Bangkok with him.
After returning on the 6th, Jayasekera is to make an official announcement on the 7th or 8th about joining the government.
Although Jayasekera has had close links with Lanka News Web all avenues to contact him have now been closed. Therefore, attempts to get confirmation on the above mentioned details have failed.