PM to meet Speaker, party leaders to discuss general election

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While congratulating President-elect Gotabaya Rajapaksa, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe today said the decision with regard to next general election will be made after discussions with Speaker, party leaders and the government parliamentary group.

“We who welcome democracy will discuss on holding a general election with Speaker Karu Jayasuriya, party leaders and government parliamentary group,” the Prime Minister said in his statement. (Yohan Perera)

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  • Anmanpan Sunday, 17 November 2019 09:41 PM

    Good, he can see the cookie crumbling. His days are numbers. You reap what you sow . Poor Sajith.

    Rajitha Sunday, 17 November 2019 09:43 PM

    you do not have any right to discuss now any more, five years already discussed how to revenge on. step down please..

    johan Sunday, 17 November 2019 10:08 PM

    Mr.Ranil this is not the ideal time to go for a general election.Where will the govt.find another 6 Billion for the fights of politicians better if Gota can't work with you people better handover the Govt. to opposition another 8 to 9 months. Give the opposition leader's chair to Sajith.

    sss Sunday, 17 November 2019 10:14 PM

    Ranil is a happy man today

    sam silva Sunday, 17 November 2019 11:08 PM

    You need to step down now. You are destroying the party for your greed.

    George Harry Monday, 18 November 2019 12:07 AM

    No way but to dissolve the parliament immediately to safeguard the rights of the fellow citizens.

    nimal aiya Monday, 18 November 2019 12:48 AM

    Ranil go home we want Sajith to be the leader 55 lakhs want sajith not you

    raj Monday, 18 November 2019 01:14 AM

    Sri Lanka is at the same stage when it was elected since it failed to deliver any of the key promises made during the last election. UN resolution is a garbage since it did not deliver any justice to the victims. Mr.Sumanthiran and Mr.Sampanthan misled Tamils by making illusive promises. By doing so, they prevented criminals who committed crimes against humanity.

    Kumaran Monday, 18 November 2019 01:28 AM

    The President-Elect should dissolve Parliament AT ONCE. Send this useless, selfish fossil and all his royals out, appoint a care-taker Cabinet for six months. Decide on elections on first pass the line.

    cheers Monday, 18 November 2019 03:48 AM

    Your party and your government has been given the read light so please give it to the victorious party and move out

    Lawry Monday, 18 November 2019 05:28 AM

    Our own goal specialist Ranil.


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