Sat, 10 Apr 2021 Today's Paper

UPFA, Prez back Gota for country’s betterment

4 October 2019 12:10 am - 0     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

A A A

  • Positive outcome expected from talks with SLPP

 

By Chaturanga Samarawickrama 


The UPFA or President Maithripala Sirisena did not want to make Gotabaya Rajapaksa the President on a personal preference or for political agendas but they believe that it would lead to the betterment of the country, UPFA General Secretary Mahinda Amaraweera said.   

“We are still conducting discussions with the SLPP. We have presented several proposals. If we get a positive response there will be no more discussions and there will be no difficulty to support Gotabaya Rajapaksa,” Mr. Amaraweera said.   


He told the media at the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) Head Quarters yesterday that the UPFA would support Gotabaya Rajapaksa as the Presidential Candidate because he had agreed with the National Programme that they had proposed.  


“Even the President’s dream is to lead the country to success. Gotabaya Rajapaksa has done a considerable amount of work for the country and we bring him back in the faith that he would continue with his momentum to work for the welfare of the country,” he said.   “The UPFA has no intention of proposing Dallas Alahapperuma as the Presidential candidate but we admire him of his straight forwardness. The UPFA would not join the Presidential election to receive any portfolios. After Gotabaya Rajapaksa wins the election, Opposition leader will become the Prime Minister and President Maithripala Sirisena will continue with his political duties at the SLFP office,” he said.  

See Kapruka's top selling online shopping categories such as Toys, Grocery, Flowers, Birthday Cakes, Fruits, Chocolates, Clothing and Electronics. Also see Kapruka's unique online services such as Money Remittence,News, Courier/Delivery, Food Delivery and over 700 top brands. Also get products from Amazon & Ebay via Kapruka Gloabal Shop into Sri Lanka.

 

  Comments - 0

See Kapruka's top selling online shopping categories such as Toys, Grocery, Flowers, Birthday Cakes, Fruits, Chocolates, Clothing and Electronics. Also see Kapruka's unique online services such as Money Remittence,News, Courier/Delivery, Food Delivery and over 700 top brands. Also get products from Amazon & Ebay via Kapruka Gloabal Shop into Sri Lanka.

 

 

Add comment

Comments will be edited (grammar, spelling and slang) and authorized at the discretion of Daily Mirror online. The website also has the right not to publish selected comments.

Reply To:

Name - Reply Comment




Justice Delayed is Justice Denied!

Two years after the Easter Sunday carnage people are left with false hopes an

Cinematic links between director Lester and actor Gamini

Sinhala cinema’s pioneering director Lester James Peries is the Sri Lankan

Difficult to forgive Easter Sunday bombers: Brother of tourists killed in Sri Lanka

This year marks two years since the deadly Easter Sunday attacks in Sri Lanka

All about the new variants of Covid-19

With the Sri Lankan government successfully completing the first phase of the

See Kapruka's top selling online shopping categories such as Toys, Grocery, Flowers, Birthday Cakes, Fruits, Chocolates, Clothing and Electronics. Also see Kapruka's unique online services such as Money Remittence,News, Courier/Delivery, Food Delivery and over 700 top brands. Also get products from Amazon & Ebay via Kapruka Gloabal Shop into Sri Lanka.