Namal blocked from boarding flight to the US from Russia
2018-Mar-23 | By News Admin

The son of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa, Namal Rajapaksa says he was blocked from flying to the US from Russia

Rajapaksa, who was in Russia to observe the just concluded Russian Presidential elections, tweeted saying that he had been informed by Emirates Airlines in Moscow that he will not be able to travel to the US.

He says that he was told that the airline had been informed by US officials not to allow him to board the flight to the US.

Namal Rajapaksa while in Russia had reportedly told media he had observed that the Russian elections were free and fair.

Sources : news24