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The United National Party (UNP) which celebrated its 67th anniversary today said this would be the last anniversary celebrated as the opposition and that the party would be commemorating its 68th anniversary as the Sri Lankan Government.  

“This is the last anniversary we are celebrating as the opposition. The UNP will pave the way for a general election to take place in 2014 and we will win it. We will celebrate our 68th anniversary under a UNP government,” UNP Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe said.

The celebrations were held at its headquarters ‘Sirikotha’. Under the instruction of Mr. Wickremesinge the National Youth Front (NYF) had organized the celebrations giving prominence to Sri Lanka’s younger generation. He accused the government of killing innocent youngsters in the country.

“Those who died in the Katunayake and Weliweriya incidents were innocent youngsters. A Government should safeguard every citizen including youngsters without putting their lives at risk,” Mr. Wickremesinghe said.      
He said it was the UNP government that introduced the internet facility, free education and health services to the country giving attention to the younger generation.

“If youngsters want to live in a free and youth-friendly country they should come and join the UNP. We will take to the streets and protest demanding a general election by the end of this year. Victory will be the only option for the UNP,” Mr. Wickremesinghe said. (Lahiru Pothmulla)

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  • TONY DE MEL Saturday, 07 September 2013 08:02 AM

    He is Dreaming!!!!!

    AiyoSalli Saturday, 07 September 2013 08:15 AM

    Aiyo mason baas ! Aiyo salli ! Hik hik ..

    AiyoSalli Saturday, 07 September 2013 08:17 AM

    mala walalu, pamankada medawachchiya hik hik

    aza Sunday, 08 September 2013 12:17 AM

    if you resign from UNP leadership Yes

    Lucky Weeramantry Sunday, 08 September 2013 02:51 PM

    Day Dreaming

    Anura Gunawardane Friday, 06 September 2013 01:34 PM

    Sellanda Kollo

    Mason Friday, 06 September 2013 01:50 PM

    Wishing the UNP good luck and success.

    kaputakukula Saturday, 07 September 2013 09:07 AM

    If true then there sure going to be a new LEADER to spearhead this victory. Without a new leader this will be only a 'day dream'.

    ANTON Saturday, 07 September 2013 02:39 AM

    WILL THERE BE ANYONE LEFT IN UNP NEXT YEAR ?

    sh Saturday, 07 September 2013 10:20 AM

    may be he is also jumping to PA next year

    dutugemunu1 Saturday, 07 September 2013 10:51 AM

    Before declare victory assess your real strength.Are you sure you can win with Ravi,John,Joseph Michel and other old lot.

    ashan Friday, 06 September 2013 02:33 PM

    ha ha ha

    buwa Saturday, 07 September 2013 03:07 AM

    when will this next anniversary come? after 50 years?? :D
    may be after his death.....

    Fayad Saturday, 07 September 2013 04:14 AM

    Every body love to have UNP back in power not with the present leadership

    jamal Saturday, 07 September 2013 11:50 AM

    Even if Ranil stands on his head, it will not happen.

    anton Saturday, 07 September 2013 04:36 AM

    Yes there is a point, by the 68th annivesary all UNP members will be part of UPFA govt.
    Already this government is run by former UNPers.

    Udaya Samarakkody Saturday, 07 September 2013 11:56 AM

    UNP the Number ONE single party in Sri Lanka...
    All The Best ...

    Siribiris Saturday, 07 September 2013 12:10 PM

    why Aiyo Salli...you want Maharaja to reign ( rather ruin) the country for ever and ever ?

    Saud Saturday, 07 September 2013 12:12 PM

    Insha Allah !

    roshan Saturday, 07 September 2013 05:06 AM

    this will happen sooner...

    riaya fassey Saturday, 07 September 2013 05:11 AM

    Jayawewa!!!

    jim pappa Monday, 09 September 2013 12:46 PM

    Yep, later than sooner.!

    jim pappa Monday, 09 September 2013 12:48 PM

    Unanduwak nethi leader of the Unanduwak Nethi Pakshaya.

    H B Pulle Saturday, 07 September 2013 05:33 AM

    Poor man he keeps saying it everytime something like this comes his way and goes on dreaming. I wonder when he will call it a day for the sake of all of SRI LANKA.

    Hoo Flung Dung Saturday, 07 September 2013 01:43 PM

    Kettle Calling the pot Black.

    Kondebedapucheena Saturday, 07 September 2013 05:43 AM

    did you had good night sleep Mr wickramasinghe

    Andrew Pitugala Saturday, 07 September 2013 02:18 PM

    Great last paragraph !!!! Expecting UNP to win is like bringing rice from the moon !!!!

    FAZAL Saturday, 07 September 2013 05:57 AM

    STILL IN DREAMLAND....

    Road runner Saturday, 07 September 2013 02:53 PM

    NATO=NO ACTION BUT TALK ONLY.

    Road runner Saturday, 07 September 2013 02:57 PM

    This speech may be prepared by MR & Co.

    Ranjith Saturday, 07 September 2013 06:01 AM

    Pora is day dreaming..............

    Hora Saturday, 07 September 2013 06:19 AM

    All Talk no Action

    Rubert Vanderkoon Saturday, 07 September 2013 06:20 AM

    Not at this pace-....

    sarath Saturday, 07 September 2013 06:22 AM

    this dream will not come true even if RW were to postpone the anniversary celebrations for 15 years

    mercy Sunday, 08 September 2013 11:12 AM

    You had told this thousand times before kella

    Diltho Saturday, 07 September 2013 06:51 AM

    Ranil has been cracking jokes for a long time. this is another one.

    TrueLankan Saturday, 07 September 2013 07:37 AM

    we need a change! All the best UNP!


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