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Ranil to SLFPers: Decide whether to support MS

16 July 2015 06:07 pm - 7     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) members should decide whether they were going to support President Maithripala Sirisena, who had made his stance clear, to continue with his good governance policies, said Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe.

Mr Wickremesinghe said at an election rally in Katana today that the president had clearly opposed the candidature of his predecessor and that the SLFPers had been confused by his stance. "Can a confused lot govern the country?" he asked.

He said President Sirisena had actually given a slap to the SLFP general secretary by getting a restraining order regarding the SLFP central committee meeting.

He said the SLFP had become a joke with one section calling for a central committee meeting and the other stopping it.

Many election pledges were given by Mr Wickremesinghe, who said the party would announce more plans it had made for the country.

Minister Arjuna Ranatunga, who lashed out at the UPFA, said he and some others decided to leave it as they could no longer associate with robbers. (Yohan Perera)

  Comments - 7

  • udayanga Friday, 17 July 2015 02:58 PM

    Sorry, am I missing something? Did we see a Weda puluwang PM in the MR regime?

    Sikuru Friday, 17 July 2015 09:10 AM

    Ranil is the best candidate to be the PM, I hope our uneducated bayiyas see the truth for once

    Prem Nath Friday, 17 July 2015 09:14 AM

    You forget that the UNP was a bigger joke every time you lost an election.29 times?

    usaguy Friday, 17 July 2015 09:25 AM

    Mr.Prime Minister please stop condemning SLFP and tell the country what you are going to do. we are also waiting to hear about the Bond Scam from the horses mouth. I think you are screwed on this. via DM Android App

    Siribiris Friday, 17 July 2015 09:31 AM

    Your CBG caught in red hand and still in position hide under your pocket so how to continue with your good governance policies

    ranga Friday, 17 July 2015 01:02 PM

    Sikuru...the whole lot oh UPFA is not the ones confused (though your minority PM claims) but the current President...contradicting what he says and doing...so do we give the fate of our nation to a confused President and a wedaberi PM via DM Android App

    Sikuru Friday, 17 July 2015 06:14 PM

    So the Mad king is better eh?


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