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15 UNP MPs to join us: Muthuhettigamage

2018-02-15 19:32:57
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UPFA Deputy Minister Nishantha Muthuhettigamage today said 15 UNP Parliamentarians had agreed to join them to form a UPFA Government.

Addressing a news briefing in Galle, he said the people’s mandate is with the Joint Opposition now.

“The UPFA and JO working together is not a strange thing. We are the same team which stayed separated for two and a half years. Both sides have agreed to work together for another two and a half years without any privilege or deal. The UNP is incapable of establishing a government on its own,” he said.

He said if the UPFA governed the country well, it could achieve a two thirds majority at the upcoming General Election.

“If we contest the General Election separately, we won’t get anything. Even former President Mahinda Rajapaksa told us to leave the UNP. We went nowhere after maintaining a government for two and a half years with the UNP. Therefore, we will form a UPFA government,” he said. (Sumathipala Deeyagahage and D. G. Sugathapala)


  Comments - 9

  • Lakminiha Thursday, 15 February 2018 20:02

    Is there a psychiatric treatment ward in Karapitiya?

    Reply : 5       146

    roshab Friday, 16 February 2018 15:38

    President made a blunder by taking this nut, dilan and susil.

    Reply : 1       33

    rew Saturday, 17 February 2018 08:21

    Rear end speaking

    Reply : 0       19

    Ceylon Thursday, 15 February 2018 20:38

    Three years ago This one has a crime case for burning puppet sirisena's political stage.he must be in jail now.

    Reply : 3       128

    surasena Thursday, 15 February 2018 20:58

    As far as I know the UNP is join with UPFA in the current government. Either you better re-check your mental status of you may be thinking about a different type of a "Joint".

    Reply : 3       114

    karthik Thursday, 15 February 2018 22:14

    I think he has seen this in his day dream

    Reply : 2       68

    Mandayan Thursday, 15 February 2018 22:17

    And you are to become the PM, yes?

    Reply : 3       63

    ansarrff Sunday, 18 February 2018 13:00

    The PISTOL Man, who was running on a Public Road and NOW in Parliament.Colombo man

    Reply : 0       3

    Selvyn Monday, 19 February 2018 11:50

    Its obvious according to the comments he has a mental problem but the worse part is most of his supporters seem to be mentally retarted people

    Reply : 0       4

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