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JO attempts to swindle people: UNP

29 August 2018 10:11 pm - 6     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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The Joint Opposition was attempting to create false ideologies on the matters pertaining to the affairs of the country especially on the Free Trade Agreement between Sri Lanka and Singapore, UNP MP Harshana Rajakaruna said.

Addressing a news briefing, he said the JO members were taking important State affairs for granted rather accomplishing their due role as an Opposition parties.

“The role of the Opposition is to make constructive criticism on the matters with regard to the Government. But what this JO is doing, is not what is expected of them,” the MP said.

“The JO members are making false statements on the Singapore-Sri Lanka FTA. It seems that either they have not comprehended what actually contains in this agreement or they pretend to be ignorant on this matter,” the MP added.

He said the JO members, being the MPs, who represent people, should act in a more responsible manner.

Meanwhile, he said henchmen of the Rajapaksas were behind the anti-government activities that were taking place against this Government.(Sheain Fernandopulle)

 

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  Comments - 6

  • Sunil Thursday, 30 August 2018 08:04 AM

    The way this regime has been duping people these anxieties are justifiable. The PM and the senior cabinet ministers are selling the country outright.

    abc Thursday, 30 August 2018 10:10 AM

    Can you prove it or are you just quoting the JO?

    gobba leaders Thursday, 30 August 2018 08:20 PM

    What can be expected from imbeciles who stored paddy in a brand new airport.hahahahaha

    Unchikun Thursday, 30 August 2018 08:20 AM

    Hay man, the now the Sri Lanka "Pie" is all eaten and very little left. Your boss,, the biggest robber we had got a good share.

    Lord Wolfstein Thursday, 30 August 2018 09:51 AM

    The "JO" is not interested in the welfare of the people. These criminals are only interested in interfering with Parliament's work and obstructing the government in order to pave the way back to power for their mafia boss.

    DJ Thursday, 30 August 2018 11:25 AM

    Too late for all these excuses. 3 years and no breakthrough in the election accusations have only made MR a good guy. Now the alliance between MS and MR means the UNP can go back to the oposition. Best bet is get rid of that leader by ensuring he does not step onto Sirikotha


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