Never get carried away with NCM victory - Sajith

22 April 2018 11:32 pm - 8     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


One should not get carried away with the defeat of the No-Confidence Motion but should co-concentrate on the Presidential and General Elections in 2020, Minister of Housing Sajith Premadasa said over the weekend.

Mr. Premasada made this sentiment at the opening of Siyanethugama village for the blind on Saturday.

“We were able to win the No-Confidence Motion. However, we should all remember that we have only managed to win the confidence of the majority from 225 members in Parliament. We should be able to win the confidence of 20 million people of this country.

One must not think that the Opposition is finished for good. We will be digging our own grave (Illang Kanawa) if we think that way,” Mr. Premadasa said.

He said the Opposition learnt its lesson when the No-Confidence Motion against the Prime Minister was passed. However, we have won a great battle by defeating it.

The minister pledged to create 2,500 reawakened villages by 2020.

“The village reawakening programme that had been started by this government would have died if the no faith motion against the Prime Minister was passed on April 4, 2018,” he added. (Yohan Perera)

  Comments - 8

  • Janaya Monday, 23 April 2018 08:21 AM

    With people like you in the party, never celebrate!!!

    Thanos Monday, 23 April 2018 08:39 AM

    Smart comments by Mr. Sajith Premadasa.

    Very True Monday, 23 April 2018 12:46 PM

    Very very true. He has better understanding of the true nature of the situation.

    Gehan Monday, 23 April 2018 09:11 AM

    Before you concentrate on election victory, concentrate on struggling people of this country, you all need the victory for plunder.

    Suranjith lal Monday, 23 April 2018 09:23 AM

    wise comment yet you all are helpless knowing the past record of the leader future reality will be somewhat a sad one

    Labby Monday, 23 April 2018 10:32 AM

    A national leader in the making

    Cheth Monday, 23 April 2018 12:02 PM

    lol @ UNPers

    Ishan Monday, 23 April 2018 04:48 PM

    You should be the leader sajirh .

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