Ranil next President: Sujeewa

28 April 2016 05:25 pm - 10     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe would be the next President of Sri Lanka in the forthcoming Presidential Election, Chairman of the State Services’ National Trade Union Federation (SSNTUF) MP Sujeewa Senasinghe said today.

Addressing the media at the duty assuming ceremony as the new chairman of SSNTUF, MP Senasinghe said the United National Party (UNP) would carry out the Government for the next twenty years.

“The dawn of the UNP’s golden era is now about to start. We only need an opportunity for it. I can proudly announce that there were UNP rulers such as J.R Jayewardene and Ranasinghe Premadasa. Sri Lanka will be a developed country within the next five years under the UNP Governance,” he added.

Meanwhile, he guaranteed the people to take the former Inspector General of Police (IGP) and the Rajapaksa’s generation before the law regarding the murder of Ruggerite Wasim Thajudeen.

“With the appointment of the new IGP and the Attorney General (AG), the things have turned to new direction. We have got responsible IGP and AG,” he added. (Kalathma Jayawardhane)

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  Comments - 10

  • MM Friday, 29 April 2016 06:00 PM

    With the new constitutional reforms coming this should be a non-Exec Presidency.. nice retirement package for RW.

    usaguy Thursday, 28 April 2016 06:11 PM

    Mr.Minister you are a good man but dont be too optimistic. Forthcoming presidential election talking if it is coming next year. via DM Android App

    Dutchy Thursday, 28 April 2016 06:33 PM

    Ranil will be next president. MR will be next PM. (Political calculation by next year)

    JJ Thursday, 28 April 2016 06:33 PM

    All will depend on how you guys govern this country during the next few years. People are not fools anymore. If you don't perform people will kick you out.

    Sharon Thursday, 28 April 2016 06:51 PM

    Good news for MR. Ranil is coming to the contest. via DM iOS App

    KL Thursday, 28 April 2016 06:55 PM

    What? Thought we are doing away with the 'Office of the President' Was this not the a major promise under 'Yahapalanaya'??? All Talk NO Action!

    Desmond Jeromme Thursday, 28 April 2016 06:58 PM

    Ranil is capable being the brave PM and be the leader of our nation than the President even after 5 years.

    Kiris Baba Amaray Thursday, 28 April 2016 06:59 PM

    We should pray that our President MS and our PM should rule our nation forever, never leave it to the thieves, the king MR. who looted our country.

    citizen Friday, 29 April 2016 10:00 PM

    people have to decide

    Prem Thursday, 28 April 2016 08:31 PM

    Yes, but only if UPFA will have been apart.


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