Sampanthan to continue in Opp. Leader's post: UPFA decides unanimously

7 August 2018 07:31 am - 5     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


Party leaders of the United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) unanimously decided yesterday that the Opposition Leader's post in Parliament should be further held by R. Sampanthan.

According to political sources, the parliamentarians of the Joint Opposition are a group who contested for the election under United People’s Freedom Alliance. Despite the fact that the UPFA acts as government supporters, a member of UPFA should not be given the post of opposition, as decided by the UPFA.

This decision has been taken by the UPFA party leaders at a meeting held under the patronage of the President yesterday.

Meanwhile, UPFA General secretary Mahinda Amaraweera said he had sent the party's official decision to the Speaker. The Speaker's office also acknowledged receipt of the letter. (Nalaka Sanjeewa Dahanayaka)

  Comments - 5

  • Jayantha Tuesday, 07 August 2018 08:37 AM

    Its Correct , A Recognized party should be , Not as just for sake party

    Saman Tuesday, 07 August 2018 08:45 AM

    Those guys can't even come to a decision among themselves whom to appoint. Asking the power to rule the country.

    Mama Tuesday, 07 August 2018 08:54 AM

    This sounds illogical and insane in a parliamentary democracy. Politics are immaterial but reality should prevails

    Summa Tuesday, 07 August 2018 09:07 AM

    JO JO-kers :- Please DO something for the country. A Death Benefit Society in a village does a better service to the community than these JO-kers lot

    macapagal Tuesday, 07 August 2018 02:17 PM

    These so called JO idiots have no sense and they are dreaming of coming to power by hook or crook. all of them should be chased out because they do not contribute anything to country.

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