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The Chief Opposition Whip John Amaratunga while rejecting media reports that he would join the Government said he had no intention of accepting the post of Speaker or any other Government post.

Mr. Amaratunga arrived in Sri Lanka early this morning after a visit to the Middle East with the President Mahinda Rajapaksa.
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  • citizen Saturday, 11 January 2014 03:05 PM

    Dayasiri said the same.

    sobers Friday, 10 January 2014 09:10 AM

    Believe me, MR & party will win again as no unity among the opposition and no proper leader to face MR.

    Suq Madique Friday, 10 January 2014 09:11 AM

    Thats what Dayasiri Jayasekera also said.

    EnEff Friday, 10 January 2014 09:54 AM

    Aiyo, why not? Please do.

    Calistus Jayatilleke Saturday, 11 January 2014 10:25 AM

    If his intention was only to visit the Holy Land and worship there, he could have easily done the trip just like the other Christians do by paying from their own pocket but not at public expense The UNP which finds fault with the many overseas trips of the President with large entourages on public account, has itself fallen into the trap.

    ala Saturday, 11 January 2014 12:05 PM

    Not only the politicians of the country the UNP is a disgrace to politics. Summon him(John) and the leadership council should sack him from the party.

    Goofy Friday, 10 January 2014 08:16 AM

    What a party the UNP is. Please vote for the General at the forthcoming elections.

    tin tin Sunday, 12 January 2014 08:07 AM

    wala payay goda payay

    ManThillekerathne Friday, 10 January 2014 08:32 AM

    Yes. Many people want to vote for the Democratic Party bearing the torch symbol.

    investigator Saturday, 11 January 2014 01:38 PM

    he allready crossed half.

    kumara Friday, 10 January 2014 08:42 AM

    Genaral good for as a leader to militery not for public . but need strongest leader for opposition .

    Prof Hemantha Wickra Saturday, 11 January 2014 01:50 PM

    Wont be a surprise if stalwarts too leave, with the leach still hanging on

    Sukumar Friday, 10 January 2014 08:58 AM

    I will vote for the General if he brings out his son-in-law first.


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