Video: NFF puts govt. on probation: Wimal

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The National Freedom Front (NFF) had put the government on probation just like the Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) had done in the past, NFF leader Wimal Weerawansa said today.

Mr. Weerawansa in a media briefing recalled that the JVP gave a probation period for the then PA government in 2001 in order to put it on the right track and his party was performing a similar exercise tomorrow.

However, he said his party would be compelled to change its political journey even if it became a bitter experience if the government failed to accept and implement the 12-point proposal presented by his party.

Mr. Weerawansa said Saturday’s talks with President Mahinda Rajapaksda were cordial.

“President Rajapaksa has assured me that he would discuss the 12-point plan with other senior members of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) and would respond,” Weerawansa said.

Therefore, he said, the success of his party’s deliberations with the government would depend on how the SLFP leaders reacted to his 12-point plan.
“Our objective is not to create a perfect ground for the enemies of this State to fulfil their objectives, but such a perfect condition would be set for these unfriendly forces if the government did not change its ways,” he said.

Mr. Weerawansa said he did not discuss the removal of Treasury Secretary Dr. P.B. Jayasundera and only discussed other shortcomings on the economic front.

However, he said removing Dr. Jayasundara as the Secretary to the Ministry of Economic Development was a useless move just to satisfy people.

Besides he said the crossing over of two Provincial Council members of his party to the SLFP and the UNP respectively was a political exercise engineered just to scare his party.

He said the Provincial Council member who crossed over to the SLFP was yet to be accepted by that party. (Yohan Perera and Dharashana Sanjeewa)

Pix by Kushan Pathiraja

  Comments - 21

  • PanMama Sunday, 25 May 2014 04:16 PM

    Get a life and keep a stock of Lemon Puff.

    PanMama Sunday, 25 May 2014 04:18 PM

    The Puppet (puppy) on a String?

    mithra Sunday, 25 May 2014 04:21 PM

    President must have given him a probation period to keep his mouth shut.

    Crazy Coot Monday, 26 May 2014 02:59 AM

    [quote name="PanMama"]This that to the bird who use grease to keep their feathers in place. Ha Ha Ha !!![/quote]
    Ha, ha, haaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Smitha677 Sunday, 25 May 2014 04:21 PM

    Very informative article post.Really looking forward to read more. Fantastic. abdfbafcedcedkgf

    bobby Sunday, 25 May 2014 04:27 PM

    LOL everyone knew that you don't have what it takes to get out of the government. all you guys are concerned is your well being

    Kiris Baba Amaray Sunday, 25 May 2014 04:37 PM

    Weeray go and fast to death man as usual. But this time not a dog even will care for you.

    Ravi Monday, 26 May 2014 03:09 AM

    After along silence he has woken up and giving another gundu to the poor people.

    Kiris Baba Amaray Sunday, 25 May 2014 04:39 PM

    Don't dream to be a President of SriLanka putha.... what is the qualification you have to try for that Higher seat?

    M.O.A.Careem Tuesday, 27 May 2014 08:54 AM

    still a one side match - but no spactators

    tm Monday, 26 May 2014 09:05 PM

    modaya... . hu hu via DM Android App

    Nodrog Monday, 26 May 2014 03:31 AM

    Yes, with another episode of a hunger strike and Lemon Puff

    fernando Monday, 26 May 2014 09:55 PM

    Spineless fool. Playing for the gallery. via DM iPad app

    sriysn Monday, 26 May 2014 03:36 AM

    he will join to jvp and then on a crucial time will crippled the party and will join hands with mrs son when hes ready to be the president.... via DM Android App

    Public Monday, 26 May 2014 01:13 AM

    Expert in copy-cat!

    Lasantha Monday, 26 May 2014 01:13 AM

    Political Gilmart. Keep acting.

    Mrs Wimal Monday, 26 May 2014 01:54 AM

    My Wife is My Boss not the MR

    C.K.Lankaputhra Monday, 26 May 2014 01:55 AM

    While being in the government, putting government under probation. The biggest joke.

    adahan Monday, 26 May 2014 02:20 AM

    Who is this stranger coming from nowhere and getting a place in Parliament with JVP. Now he has become a vociferous mouthpiece for himself. Without the president, he is nothing but a stinky shit.

    suranga Sunday, 25 May 2014 04:13 PM

    To be continued..

    PanMama Sunday, 25 May 2014 04:16 PM

    This that to the bird who use grease to keep their feathers in place. Ha Ha Ha !!!

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