United National Party (UNP) national list MP A. R. A. Hafeez resigned from Parliament today following a decision made by his party, the Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC).
Parliament General Secretary Dammika Dassanayake told Daily Mirror that he had received the letter of resignation from the MP who has said he is resigning from the post following a party decision. (Yohan Perera)
Comments - 8
Harry Wednesday, 20 January 2016 04:18 AM
Dear Transparency - can you disclose the truth behind the resignation / party decision?
mnsmart Wednesday, 20 January 2016 08:52 AM
Politicians in the eastern area are too greedy.
Vijith Pieterz Tuesday, 19 January 2016 09:51 PM
Poor man, he will regret later. He climbed up the ladder because of UNP, and now he is kicking the ladder. He is the loser.
J Palitha Tuesday, 19 January 2016 09:52 PM
He is indeed UN-grateful to his party. He betrayed the party.
Bubble Banda Tuesday, 19 January 2016 09:53 PM
UNP made him a man, but he became an opportunist.
Kadupol Jothywansa Tuesday, 19 January 2016 09:55 PM
May be he would have got a minimum sum of bride (per month) by MR... min. US$ 2500. no worries.
Desmond Jeromme Tuesday, 19 January 2016 09:57 PM
he is trapped by former President... big sum....!!!! offered.
Noor Nizam Wednesday, 20 January 2016 12:48 AM
As I am very closely known to the characters whose names are mention in this content, I am not writing this in defamation or MALICE, but as a Political Communication Researcher, as I wish to place before the Muslim voters, especially the Muslim voters of the Eastern and Northern Province a critical analysis of the true situation of our (Muslim) vote bank and the political situation of the community. It is not Dr. A.R.A. Hafeez, Minister Rauf Hakeem’s brother and his former Private Secretary who should have resigned, but Minister Rauf Hakeem himself should have resigned honourably. Being seen as the biggest Muslim deceptive lying politician, was again proved at the 2015 general elections by his political maneuvering of promising National List seats to different Muslim majority areas in the Eastern province. Minister Rauf Hakeem promised National List positions to representatives of Kalmunai, Pottuvil, Nintavur and even Mutur. This he did to get the Muslims in these rural enclaves to ca
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