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Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa had agreed to attend the Convention of Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) if he remained in the country at that time, Labour and Labour Relations Minister John Seneviratne said yesterday.

The SLFP’s annual convention is scheduled to be held on September 4, 2016.

On behalf of the party, Minister Seneviratne hand delivered the invitation to the former President.

“He was very cordial to me. He agreed to attend the event if remained in the country,” the Minister said.

However, he said he doubted it now with the latest decision to sack some of Mr. Rajapaksa’s loyalists from the party. (Kelum Bandara)

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  • TONY Thursday, 18 August 2016 09:18 AM

    LATEST MOVE BY MR IS TO BE OUT OF THE COUNTRY ON VERY CRUCIAL DAYS

    willows Thursday, 18 August 2016 09:41 AM

    palayang nokiya palabedeema? hope he got the message loud and clear and go to retirement gracefully.

    Aba Jayasekera Friday, 19 August 2016 12:58 PM

    This is the guy who really split the Party. He could not possibly attend

    Rhonda Taylor Friday, 19 August 2016 01:07 PM

    Better if he does not attend he spells TROUBLE

    mithra Thursday, 18 August 2016 10:26 AM

    He knows he cannot face right thinking mass. He has confidence only to move about among his rouge community and to utter lies and rubbish.

    Cobra Thursday, 18 August 2016 08:12 PM

    He definitely won't as he's got to catch a plane to Uganda!!!

    REALPATRIAT Thursday, 18 August 2016 11:21 AM

    BUT YOU ARE IN THE SAFE SIDE via DM Android App

    REALPATRIAT Thursday, 18 August 2016 11:26 AM

    NO NEED OF MR. YOU ARE THERE VOICE FOR HIM. via DM Android App

    nanda Thursday, 18 August 2016 11:39 AM

    Maithree does not like MR attending because the people cheer MR than MS. That is why he sacked MR loyalists just before the party convention, so MR cannot attend now. Cunning politics.

    jolly bird Thursday, 18 August 2016 12:15 PM

    SLFP WANTS ONLY TRUE PARTY LOYALISTS IT MEANS THE INCIDENT PRESIDENTS SUPPORTERS TO LEAD THE PARTY TOWARDS VICTORY. NOT TO BREAK THE PARTY FOR SELFISH MOTIVES. via DM Android App

    jolly bird Thursday, 18 August 2016 12:17 PM

    MR SHOULD FOLLOW THE EXAMPLARY LIFE OF EX - PRESIDENTS. via DM Android App

    Arnold Thursday, 18 August 2016 12:28 PM

    Sri lankens know you and your so called son in and out ,How much money you got to distribute amoung your friends and how there life style is now with your blood money .Your an utter waste you have to go for your sins

    Shelly. Thursday, 18 August 2016 12:51 PM

    Being a member of a PARTY the loyalty should be to the PARTY .Not to A. or B. But before anything COUNTRY is first. People who worship and kneel down before another (in) human being is a worm. RTe via DM Android App


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