Sri Lanka Freedom Party Chairman and President Maithripala Sirisena has not decided to accept or nominate former president Mahinda Rajapaksa as the Prime Ministerial candidate at the next general election, President’s media unit said today.
Issuing a statement it said if the UPFA won the election, the Prime Minister would be appointed after consulting MPs elected to parliament.
The release said no candidate fielded by the Sri Lanka Freedom Party had been nominated as the prime ministerial candidate and that President Sirisena had not agreed about the prime ministerial candidacy.
The full statement
Comments - 10
AR Wednesday, 01 July 2015 10:34 AM
Please get him out of our political agenda... if not people will loose hope on you. We want to see a change that persists for sometime.
Samitha Wednesday, 01 July 2015 10:41 AM
Why most of sri lankan media giving such a big publicity to MR ?
Shamantha Welgama Wednesday, 01 July 2015 10:52 AM
I/We do not want to see the Un peaceful/Unlawful with white van Sri Lanka again. Do not give chances to MR Who has been rejected by the Majority of Sri Lankans.
moda manusayek Wednesday, 01 July 2015 11:44 AM
playing with words. we have ti listen
Waco Wednesday, 01 July 2015 12:25 PM
All secret agreements same way My3 did in the North and East.
Sincere Wednesday, 01 July 2015 08:13 AM
Yes Sir! We will stand by your decision!
cheers Wednesday, 01 July 2015 08:45 AM
Tell the truth president we know what you are hiding
Unp Wednesday, 01 July 2015 05:21 PM
Do u know why he is not naming a candidate if MR get enough votes to win he will take him back he had kept it blank therefore,is this person is a joke or a President of our country
willowsd Wednesday, 01 July 2015 09:25 AM
he will nominate you as his peon?
neilpriyath Wednesday, 01 July 2015 09:44 AM
This is just buffing. If MR can come all the way to be a MP, MY3s consent will not be needed to for him to be the PM due to other SLFP MPs support.
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