UNP capable of forming a Govt: Akila

31 January 2018 02:24 am - 10     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


The United National Party (UNP) is in a position to form a Government at anytime with the support of 125 members in Parliament, UNP General Secretary and Minister Akila Viraj Kariyawasam said.

At a rally held in Kuliyapitiya he said the UNP had a majority in Parliament though various claims had been made by several groups about forming a new Government.

“As the biggest political party in the country, the UNP is ready to take up any challenge and has already had discussions with other parties regarding the formation of a Government at any given time. For that, we will get the support of President Maithripala Sirisena,” the minister said.

He said the UNP was in the process of setting up a UNP Government, with the majority of the people in the country who wished to implement good governance policies with the support of the President and the Prime Minister.

The minister said former President Mahinda Rajapaksa would be defeated for the third time at the upcoming local government elections. (Chaturanga Samarawickrama)

  Comments - 10

  • Hadam Wednesday, 31 January 2018 04:08 AM

    Yeah right.

    haris Wednesday, 31 January 2018 05:14 AM

    good. via DM Android App

    Upul Wednesday, 31 January 2018 06:22 AM

    Get lost my friend, if it was possible why are you guys in this situation. You have no idea of what you are saying to the public.You are an immature person in the cabinet at the moment.

    Cheers Wednesday, 31 January 2018 06:23 AM

    Got his maths wrong please show us by action not by words how capable you will be

    BV Thursday, 01 February 2018 09:03 AM

    It will definitely be shown if and when the need arises.

    Jude Wednesday, 31 January 2018 07:02 AM

    Hey Akila talk is cheap!!! Just do it!!!, Hey without SLFP MP's UNP cannot form a government!!, Period!! Akila take it from me, it's a pipe dream UNP getting 113 MP's on their own!!!??

    sam Wednesday, 31 January 2018 07:21 AM

    Never. UNP lost the game with Ravi K.

    BuffaloaCitizen Wednesday, 31 January 2018 10:39 AM

    Yes UNP can win but they need to have more professional honest ministers than goyya's, hench-aiya's and touts like you, Ravi and John Amaratunge.

    Pradip Wednesday, 31 January 2018 01:19 PM

    Hey Akila, no one wants a UNP government. You are a looser and so isvyour party. Pack your bags and get ready to go.Bye

    Sambo Thursday, 01 February 2018 08:37 AM

    So go ahead and form it. Who cares of politics in this country.

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