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Ranil tells Sajith: 'Get ready to play a bigger role in party'

29 March 2018 07:00 pm - 29     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has told UNP Deputy Leader Sajith Premadasa to be prepared to play a greater role in the party in the future.

Mr. Wickremesinghe had told this to Mr. Premadasa during the UNP working committee meeting this morning.

Minister Premadasa who was responding to a question raised by journalists after the working committee meeting whether he was willing to take over the party leadership said he is prepared to accept any responsibility given to him unanimously by the party. (Yohan Perera)

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  Comments - 29

  • Rajiv Thursday, 29 March 2018 07:07 PM

    Wishing Sajith the very best.

    Ishan Thursday, 29 March 2018 07:14 PM

    Wish you all the best, better shift to Colombo central.

    ONLY BIGGER ? Thursday, 29 March 2018 07:18 PM

    Why not Biggest.- Eye wash - before NCM.

    Haffie Thursday, 29 March 2018 07:20 PM

    Sajith, you are the one we have been waiting for. I sincerely hope you`ll be selected to be the leader of UNP next month.My advance congratulations.

    JD Thursday, 29 March 2018 07:24 PM

    Wise move...good luck our future leader.

    Kumara Thursday, 29 March 2018 07:28 PM

    Give him the leadership and he will play a bigger role in the party.

    Nihal Thursday, 05 April 2018 05:11 PM

    Not jug the st a bigger role... he will be restore the party to its past pre-Jayawardena /Wickramasinghe glory.

    Dee Thursday, 29 March 2018 07:41 PM

    No other party now.all the same.

    A3tj Thursday, 29 March 2018 07:43 PM

    You are the only one who can survive the party

    Casanova Thursday, 29 March 2018 07:47 PM

    Be a visionary man like your father Sajith, God Bless.

    Gayan Thursday, 29 March 2018 07:52 PM

    He is deputy so the bigger role should be leader. Isn't it?.

    ALIF SAMATH Thursday, 29 March 2018 07:54 PM

    Sajith Premadasa the most capable politician deserves to the post of UNP LEADER Wishing him good luck

    Milroy A. Anthonisz Thursday, 29 March 2018 08:06 PM

    Submit yourselves for the Lord’s sake to every human authority…— 1 Peter 2:13

    Gota Saturday, 31 March 2018 11:10 AM

    You have lords by the ton's in the Bible So which lord are you referring to

    Alex Thursday, 29 March 2018 08:17 PM

    Excellent decision. All the best Sajith

    ralahami Thursday, 29 March 2018 08:20 PM


    Raj Thursday, 29 March 2018 09:27 PM

    Ha ha ha this is a joke. The move is to prevent MPs loyal to Sajith voting for the no confidence motion against Ranil!

    Raj Thursday, 29 March 2018 09:36 PM

    This is what I learned from Ranil. If any one challenges your leadership, you appoint him as the deputy leader. And after few months, you appoint another 3 deputy leaders. Now the person who challenges the leadership becomes one out of four! I dont know is this waht called Tikiri Mole?

    kondaya77 Thursday, 29 March 2018 10:05 PM

    Ranil will never relinquish his hold on the party! Dog in the manger!!!!!

    UNPer Thursday, 29 March 2018 10:19 PM

    Sajith is a Socialist minded people's. leader and not anFRCS man. He will look after the poor who form themajority in the country. He should only be able now towin the confidence of the minorities.

    mario Thursday, 29 March 2018 10:22 PM

    Ranil's get ready means two years. all talk nothing will happen

    Will Saturday, 31 March 2018 02:11 PM

    This is a dead rope,Sajith reache right time to ask his rightful top positon

    neil Sunday, 01 April 2018 06:50 AM

    this is a big joke in this year...

    Dalit Monday, 02 April 2018 11:23 AM

    India may have already briefed Rani and Sirisena.

    Nihal Thursday, 05 April 2018 05:15 PM

    Not only India, even Uncle Sam and the Brits.

    frederick van Buuren Monday, 02 April 2018 12:48 PM

    He is deputy Leader , so he get the Job , now its up to him to safe the party . he says he can do it , so party has get behind him and help him , they say he can do it , so lets see ? we are with you

    abaya Monday, 02 April 2018 06:08 PM

    Leave the PM post before the 4th and give the power to Sajith.

    surath Monday, 02 April 2018 11:05 PM

    This is a well known tactic by Ranil at crossroad.

    Lionel Staples Gunaratne Tuesday, 03 April 2018 04:01 PM

    I do hope Sajith Premadasa will become the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka as soon as possible. We have to allow young blood to take the Leading Role in the country to carry on the big work.Sajith is a very capable person with full of confidence to do a Great Job as the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka.I do hope one day he will become the President of this Great Country with all Party Politics to work for the development of Sri Lanka. Sajith, I wish you all the very best now and always. I am from Sydney, Australia.

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