Thanks to the contribution made by the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna's (SLPP) local government representatives and other party members, the party has Rs.21 million in its savings advised National Organiser Basil Rajapaksa to a group of SLPP local government members at the party office in Battaramulla today.
He said grand old parties went through troublesome periods but the SLPP was steering ahead smoothly with the contribution made by its members. “There were times when the United National Party (UNP) couldn't settle Sirikotha’s electricity bill when it was in the opposition.
Having been unable to maintain, the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) office was once shut down during the time of Prime Minister Sirimavo Bandaranaike,” he said. He also said that they have decided to hold the national conference of the party.
“The party leadership will decide the date on which the national conference should be held,” he said. (Lahiru Pothmulla)