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Bad cashew served in UL flight says President

President Maithripala Sirisena has reportedly complained that he was served some cashews unsuitable for human consumption during a recent trip with the national carrier, SriLankan Airlines.

A report in the BBC has stated that the President has stated that they were not even suitable for dogs.

According to the BBC report, the airline, which has at least US$ 1 billion (£ 770 million) of debt, has yet to comment on Sirisena’s outburst.

The President has said during an event in the South recently where had had addressed a group of farmers that the offending products were served to him during a flight from the Nepalese capital Kathmandu to Colombo last week.

“When I returned from Nepal, they served some cashew nuts on the plane [that], let alone humans, even dogs can’t eat, who approves these things?” the President has reportedly told the farmers.

“Who approved the cashew? Who is responsible for this?”