Work with unity to put party on right track: Ranil

18 December 2019 08:29 pm - 8     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


Those who are waiting to take over the leadership of the UNP should be prepared to work in unity, Party Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe said today.

Mr Wickremesinghe, who met the members of the UNP affiliated United National Lawyers' Association at Sirikotha yesterday, said no one in the party should get caught in a net but should work together to put the party along the right track.

“No one in the UNP should get caught in a net but should work together in order to take the party towards success” relating a 'Jathaka Katha' where a group of birds who got trapped in a net managed to get out of it by breaking it with a collective effort.

“Some in the party seem to be getting caught to a net and such a thing should not happen” he stressed.

He said the UNP should think of re-organising itself and also should focus on safeguarding freedom brought about during the previous regime. This he said should be done through parliament.

He said re-organisation of the party would begin in January next year and would be completed by end February.

“There should be one single plan for reorganisation without any alternative, “ he said.

Also, the UNP Leader said the party should be prepared to face the general election which is likely to be held by the end of April next year. (Yohan Perera)

  Comments - 8

  • Roger Haĺliday Wednesday, 18 December 2019 09:19 PM

    Look who's talking about unity. Isn't he the guy who ordered the release of that passport and identity cheat. Why is there disunity in the party reason his favorites are appointed not the committed oned

    nizam Wednesday, 18 December 2019 09:57 PM

    D 25 years you controlled everything - appointed your catchers to key positions and did what ever you want and didn't care a damn as to what others think. Then destroyed the yahapalana govt Now all of a sudden you want unity. You really think we are all fools dont you??

    Ranapala Wednesday, 18 December 2019 09:59 PM

    Please resign by due respect n go home at least spend time with your wife now

    Jayawardena Wednesday, 18 December 2019 10:05 PM

    Ranil is continuing to talk nonsense and only his hero-worshippers will be convinced.High time the Party activists got into some determined action to oust him not only from the leadership but from he Party.

    Saman Wednesday, 18 December 2019 10:36 PM

    DOWN WITH RANIL UNP. You'll have no future with a failier.

    Chux Wednesday, 18 December 2019 10:42 PM

    Rubbish pls leave

    Senn Wednesday, 18 December 2019 11:09 PM

    Ramil is unpopular ,it's true,why goin behind Sajith. Is he the only option,but there are quite a number, who are good in organizing as well as educated ,find one out of them

    DJ Wednesday, 18 December 2019 11:19 PM

    Just get out, can't you see you are a lousy leader

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