UNP to show majority again tomorrow

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The United National Party (UNP) today said it would show their majority yet again in Parliament tomorrow.

The UNP said this after the All Party Meeting which was held under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena this evening.

“We are disappointed that the meeting with the President was inconclusive. We offered to present our majority once again in Parliament,” it said.

Meanwhile, UNP MP Dr. Harsha De Silva said there was no breakthrough at the ‘so called’ all party meeting. 

“They want to drag the impasse along giving lame excuses of procedure as the fake Prime Minister doesn’t have the majority in the House. What a shame! They are taking Sri Lanka down for their political survival. Mahinda Rajapaksa should go,” he said. 

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  • jayantha Sunday, 18 November 2018 09:44 PM

    If the President reject the majority tomorrow, all democratic loving people should surround the Presidents house.

    Satha Sunday, 18 November 2018 09:47 PM

    If M R

    channa Sunday, 18 November 2018 09:47 PM

    can't these 122 mps go as a team and inform HIS EXCELLENCY sirisena and prove that they have the majority.

    Scooby Doo Monday, 19 November 2018 09:25 AM

    They have told the president about this matter and they are ready to go but the president is not giving them a time.

    Kitthi Sunday, 18 November 2018 09:56 PM

    MS only giving the run around to hapless UNP. When has he been acting strictly according to procedure?

    Jayanath Monday, 19 November 2018 08:33 AM

    UNP don’t have any majority as they had 0nly 33% votes during last election. Though you show majority among 225 MPs people of the county will not accept UNP government. UNP can’t talk about 62% majority any more. One reason is last pradeshiya Saba election. 2nd is SLFP is no more in the govenment. Third is 62% was taken by president and president is not with UNP anymore. In any case UNP has no right to be in power. They should go home!

    rohani Monday, 19 November 2018 08:58 AM

    CARRY ON. REMEMBER TO RALLY ROUND, IF DIVIDED WE FALL. GOOD LUCK.

    Religious lesson Monday, 19 November 2018 09:19 AM

    Cannot held religious praying ceremony at parliament chambers at 2pm by chief REV. of each main 4 religions (Most Rev . Malwathu and Asgiriya,....), 5 minutes religious lesson to them. According to constitution Buddhism has the main role to solve this type of problem since President is bias to Mahinda Rajapakse.

    xlntgson Monday, 19 November 2018 09:21 AM

    "Come in line and fall on my feet" may be the next order to prove Maithri is the 'his excellency'

    Charlie brown Monday, 19 November 2018 09:38 AM

    This president should not be allowed to even go to the shops on his own ,for fear of getting lost .How can be have reached the age he has and learnt nothing ...

    Yahiya Monday, 19 November 2018 09:49 AM

    President already addicted no point showing to him. He appointed with majority or norms of Parliament or legislative custom.


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