President Maithripala Sirisena, at a top level meeting of Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP), had stressed the need to preserve unity in the party and had appointed a six member committee to resume the dialogue with former President Mahinda Rajapaksa to evolve measures in this direction, sources told the Daily Mirror.
“The President had a meeting with SLFP MPs, Provincial Council members and electoral organisers in Colombo today. He said the party’s unity was of paramount importance. He said whenever SLFP was riddled with division the United National Party (UNP) had electoral advantage,” sources said.
Six MPs had been appointed to resume the presently stalled dialogue between the President and the former President. Chief Opposition Whip John Seneviratne, MPs Dilan Perera, Susil Premajayantha, Anura Priyadarshana Yapa, Kumara Welgama and T. B. Ekanayake serve in this committee. (Kelum Bandara)
Please dissolve the parliament immediately and allow the people to elect proper government
Mala Wednesday, 17 June 2015 08:45 AM
Something is happening in the state of Denmark !With apologies to Shakespeare - Hamlet Act 1 Sc 4
channa Tuesday, 16 June 2015 07:08 PM
Bandit Wednesday, 17 June 2015 08:23 PM
If MR had kept shut the thieves of the party would have resigned to their fate. MR came as their protector.
Voter Wednesday, 17 June 2015 08:29 PM
The President should belong to the people.He should not support one party. We as voters who brought him to power need him to be. loyal.
SWRD Tuesday, 16 June 2015 07:39 PM
Oh He is talking about SWRD - the father of all problems.. Cannot Sri Lanka get any other person as a Role Model.All Politicians are the same. MR is finished why go and get attached to him...........6.2 M voters did not want MR... 100 days will become 365 days plus..Start 21 A for all MP to be qualified for Nomination.. University Degree is a must.. Fluent in at least 2 Language. English a must with Mother Tong.
Katie Wednesday, 17 June 2015 09:18 AM
All of you above ! - change is also good and MR could not have taken the country into his hands and played with the people like a foot ball game. MS is a good candidate and if any of you have listened to his speeches VERY CAREFULLY you will all note that it was not he who divided the party but the one that lost the election. Once his terms was over he should know to retire gracefully, maintaining his status and respect. This way the little respect people have for him will also be lost. Also words spoken in public by MR should be chosen before spitting them out.
Mr. Fox Wednesday, 17 June 2015 02:04 PM
Something Mr. President you will never get until MR is attached to some corner in your party.
Mr.Fox Wednesday, 17 June 2015 09:52 AM
Mr. President. You know more than anyone else that MR is a Back Stabber. Always users the cats paw to get thins done. If you take him any closer you will be the looser. So please be careful.
TISSA Wednesday, 17 June 2015 10:07 AM
WE WELCOME THIS MOVE . MUCH DAMAGE HAS BEEN DONE. THIS IS A CURSE FROM THE GODS GUARDING THIS BLESSED LAND.PL. VISIT WEB SITE " TOWER OF BABEL"WE ARE EXPERIENCING THAT.
Mm Tuesday, 16 June 2015 04:33 PM
You started the mess!
Appuhamy Tuesday, 16 June 2015 04:34 PM
Point taken. But does this mean no elections until your party is united ?
Wele Suda Tuesday, 16 June 2015 04:36 PM
Very simple. Drop all charges and investigations against rogues in the party................. You will have unity overnight.
Saman Tuesday, 16 June 2015 04:43 PM
MS please go in front of a mirror to observe who has broken the party in pieces
senaka Tuesday, 16 June 2015 04:43 PM
M3, if you have ever done a wise decision in your life this must have been it.
kukula Tuesday, 16 June 2015 04:51 PM
MR should show unity and strengthen MS, and not back stab.
Vernon Tuesday, 16 June 2015 04:51 PM
We did not appoint you to be supporting any party. We voted against MR not for you to be wooing him. We do not care about parties. Party is only a name. What we want are good clean MPs from any party. Please ensure this before holding elections
Giabao Tuesday, 16 June 2015 05:28 PM
LOL, it is you who created this mess by jumping out of the party and becoming president with non-SLFP votes. And then grabbed the head role of a party which you defeated and created a mess out of it. I feel you may go down in history as the person who created a mess which leads to long term political destability in the country. You cried in public platforms saying about your desire to help people by reducing price of medicinal drugs. Then you brought some law and have you looked at if the prices have actually come down. What a joke is this ?
Prem Nath Tuesday, 16 June 2015 05:36 PM
Who back stabbed whom?
Banana Republic Tuesday, 16 June 2015 05:36 PM
Trying to mix cow dung into Milk... Carefull... will not be sold...!!!
Mansoor Tuesday, 16 June 2015 05:40 PM
MS is proving as he is yet another typical Sri Lankan politician who lacks dignity and quality. He has duped 6.2 million voters who wanted a only an attitude changed political governance after heavily corrupted two decades. You came out of your party after stressed yourself with your own men. Ask your conscience how many votes you would have got from your own party. You are leading very same people who once killed your character. Your self opened up in public about your would be fate if you lose the election. Can you betray now to pamper your enemies sir.
Dilip Tuesday, 16 June 2015 05:43 PM
Mr.kukula, you are mistaken. Who stabbed MR.from behind.?
Dilip Tuesday, 16 June 2015 05:45 PM
Good clean M.Ps?May be the next birth.
Mason Wednesday, 17 June 2015 11:21 AM
MS is now biting the hand which fed him, nursed him and brought him to this position. The gratitude that existed in him soon after his victory is no more there.Sooner than later we find to be a poor choice. His true colours are showing.
Srinath Wednesday, 17 June 2015 11:27 AM
The damage you ve done to the party and the country just because your greediness to power! There is no place in history for traitors.
Patriot Wednesday, 17 June 2015 08:01 AM
This is very good for the country. MS-MR will be a very strong combination.
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