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President Maithripala Sirisena will appoint a new Cabinet on Monday (17), Nishantha Muthuhettigamage said.

Speaking to Daily Mirror, he said the President would allow the party which shows a majority in the House to govern the country.

“The United National Front (UNF) has requested the President to allocate a time for them to have a discussion with him,” MP Muthuhettigamage said.

“President Sirisena has also confirmed that he would be seeking a second opinion after the Supreme Court ruling with regard to Mahinda Rajapaksa's appeal against the interim order given by the Court of Appeal barring him and the Cabinet from functioning,” Muthuhettigamage added. (Sheain Fernandopulle)

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  • FIRST OPINION BY ? Friday, 14 December 2018 08:13 AM

    “President Sirisena has also confirmed that he would be seeking a second opinion" - wonder who gave the FIRST opinion - Astrologer or our professori !

    idroos Friday, 14 December 2018 03:12 PM

    This guy must be arrested immediately for contempt of court

    Nadi Karunaratne Friday, 14 December 2018 08:17 AM

    You heard it here first from this intellectual powerhouse.

    Perumal Friday, 14 December 2018 08:27 AM

    Now none of the citizens can make out what this lunatic is rambling. Under the circumstances, Muthuhettigama might swear in as PM.

    Ragula Friday, 14 December 2018 08:35 AM

    I thought he is resigning tonight

    ANTON Friday, 14 December 2018 08:42 AM

    SOMETIMES, FORMAL CABINET MIGHT PROPOSE SELECTING A NEW PRESIDENT.

    Lokka Friday, 14 December 2018 02:02 PM

    He can appoint but selection by PM.

    balasunderam Friday, 14 December 2018 02:03 PM

    Sri Lanka's economy is bleeding. Let people power oust the incumbent President. He has proven beyond doubt , with the Supreme Court agreeing , that he is incompetent to run the country.The so called ' attorney general' too must resign.

    Lanka Friday, 14 December 2018 07:18 PM

    They will be playing musical chairs for the rest of our lives!

    New Friday, 14 December 2018 08:57 PM

    Another new cabinet? Is MS learning politics?


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