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CBK, Ranil meet at Temple Trees

12 April 2018 10:22 am - 8     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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A meeting took place between former President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe at Temple Trees yesterday.

Journalists who had arrived to cover the UNP Politburo meeting last evening were able to witness Ms. Kumaratunga entering Temple Trees just as the meeting was about to end.

The meeting between the two came in the backdrop of certain statements critical of Ms. Kumaratunga said to have been made by President Sirisena 48 hours before.

Journalists present were unable to make any headway with regard to what the meeting was about with MP Nalin Bandara being non-committal. “I don’t know anything about a meeting between the Prime Minister and the former President,” he said.

All indications are that following countless meetings between members of both the UNP and SLFP and the prime minister a decision has been made to give the alliance entered into between the two main political parties another go by enlisting the help of SLFPers willing to support the prime minister. (Yohan Perera)

  Comments - 8

  • Bala Thursday, 12 April 2018 11:51 AM

    What strange bedfellows CBK-RW. She knocked out RW in 2003. Never trust politicians is proof of this meeting.

    TONY Thursday, 12 April 2018 11:12 PM

    YOU SAY NEVER TRUST POLITICIANS. BUT PEOPLE KEEP VOTING FOR THEM

    Citizen Perera Thursday, 12 April 2018 12:01 PM

    Meetings, discussions,press briefing,committee meeting,... there is no end... and we citizens are suffering..

    Sunil Thursday, 12 April 2018 02:59 PM

    Whatever was discussed, we can be sure that it was nothing productive.

    Ram Thursday, 12 April 2018 03:14 PM

    Yahapalanaya inability to investigate top brass of MR

    chandra Thursday, 12 April 2018 10:06 PM

    MS, RW and CBK are not taking any action against MR and GOTA. People who gave vote to MS and RW are suffering and not safe.

    Sils Friday, 13 April 2018 02:35 PM

    It takes one to know one!!!

    Sils Friday, 13 April 2018 02:34 PM

    What's up guys? What brand of tea did you have?


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