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Head of the Foundation for Co-existence and International Alert, Kumar Rupasinghe, who is currently under severe mental pressure following the decision of the Norwegian government to slash millions of dollars of funding provided to his organization, is reportedly planning on publishing a “tell all” book on how Norway intervened in Sri Lanka.
A key activist at the Foundation for Co-existence when inquired about the book said it was merely a rumor being spread by Kumar Rupasinghe to create a fear among officials at the Norwegian embassy in Sri Lanka. He said that Rupasinghe would also be exposed if he wrote a book on the functions of the Norwegian government in Sri Lanka.
Work at the Foundation for Co-existence has come to a standstill due to the lack of funds and Rupasinghe had last week terminated the employment of veteran actress Swarna Mallawarachchi, who was the Media Spokesperson for the organization. Rupasinghe when terminating the employment of many other workers at the organization had said they should file action against the Norwegian government before an international court.
The Norwegian embassy decided to withdraw the funding provided to the Foundation fro Co-existence after Rupasinghe had failed to provide account details on the funds received by the Norwegian government.
Rupasinghe has been working closely with the President and Senior Presidential Advisor Basil Rajapaksa and has been secretly supportive of the government’s anti-democratic acts.
It is learnt that unable to balance the accounts and provide bills for monies used for various anti-democratic acts, Ruapsinghe had informed the Norwegian government that he could not provide account details in a hurry as the employees who handled the organization’s accounts had left their jobs.