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The Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) Central Committee met at the party headquarters today and decided to amend the party constitution and finalise appointments of new SLFP office bearers at the convention tomorrow (14).

SLFP General Secretary Anura Priyadharshana Yapa said the party’s executive council which is also to be attended by former Presidents Chandrika Bandaranaike and Mahinda Rajapaksa will take the final decision on these matters.

“We have sent invitations to all council members asking them to attend Saturday’s meeting. We didn’t discuss any matters connected to the prime ministerial candidate for the upcoming general elections,” Mr. Yapa told journalists at the party headquarters in Colombo.    

When asked about the views of the party with regard to some United Peoples Freedom Alliance (UPFA) members proposing former President Rajapaksa as the UPFA’s prime ministerial candidate, he said the SLFP had not received any invitation from any party for a discussion on such a topic.   
    
“SLFP is the main constituent of the UPFA but we haven’t had discussions on the prime ministerial candidate. Our priorities at this point are party reforms. We have ample time to make decisions on the election,” he said.  (Lahiru Pothmulla and Sanath Desmond)


 

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  • R.P Jayasinghe Saturday, 14 February 2015 05:36 AM

    What a selfish lot. UPFA members want to hang on to MR to make an attempt to come to powerirrespective of the plundering of the country. Not even a few month gone. All these rascals including a majority of SLFP are not worried about the country. The game in this country has been either to capture power or retain power. For once a person like Mr Sirisena has occupied the helm, who is not concern of self gradizement but taking this country forward. You liabilities please retire from politics and leave this country alone. What vote base persons like Dinesh G Tissa V Dew G and joker Wimal Weerawansa has in this country .Parasites.

    C.K.Lankaputhra Saturday, 14 February 2015 06:30 AM

    Mr. Perera, not only CBK, but MR and his clan shall be eliminated from further politics in Sri Lanka. Corruption wise MR is in the helm.Non of them have even a shade of patriotism.

    ralahamy Saturday, 14 February 2015 08:54 AM

    These are spineless worms during the last 9 years, kept under the boots of the leader, and now they are voicing as if they are the saviors of the nation. Where were they when the white van saga was rehearsed?

    Hubert Saturday, 14 February 2015 06:58 PM

    Ultimate Primitive Flawed Association

    lima Friday, 13 February 2015 11:22 PM

    WHO ARE THE FOOLS IN SLFP , THE MAIN ROGUE DEFEATED , NOW WHO IS THERE WITH BRAINS , YAPA , NIMAL ALL ARE CULPRITS AND ROGUES , WHO WILL VOTE, NOBODY WILL GIVE YOU A SINGLE VOTE

    Ryan Hudson Saturday, 14 February 2015 07:49 PM

    Comments show how depressed UNPers are, what a pathetic lot. Its easily predictable furture government will be SLFP friendly and running on 1956 policies of bandaranayake

    appuhamy Friday, 13 February 2015 11:58 PM

    I didnt know you had a say in "your" countryPS: actually MY3 happends to come from my country!!!1

    hello Saturday, 14 February 2015 12:00 AM

    Oh yes before this boss pls check the former bosses too I mean from JRJ onwards you will be pretty shocked to find out the results.

    yohan Friday, 13 February 2015 07:44 PM

    You guys still wear clothes to propose itplease get lost in the political political jungleLeave our country alone. via DM Android App

    jaya Friday, 13 February 2015 08:45 PM

    All. Slfp ministers should resign.you came to serve the people but you just watched. Your boss bleed the country to death.I am sure you too benefitted. How much money did each of you make?you are shameless!!

    Charle Perera Friday, 13 February 2015 08:45 PM

    It would be in the greater interest of the SLFP to keep away Chandrika Bandaranayake. She has personal interest in Sri Lanka Politics but not motivated by a sense of patritism. She during the life time of her mother quit the SLFP to form another political party with her husband. SLFP should keep away members with personal agendas. Nimal Siripala de Silva was talking about the fact that he had not been given the place he deserves by the for mer Presidents. Such individualistic sentiments speak a lot against people who seek self aggraindismen t rather than patriotism above self. Nimal Siripala de Silva could in future be another Maitgripala Sirisena. Maithripala Sirisena to has no place in SLFP any more. He is not a patriot either , but a simple politician.

    Fassey Friday, 13 February 2015 09:04 PM

    Dhan ithin kaale hari Di Mu ta retire venna

    gobbaya Saturday, 14 February 2015 03:29 AM

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    N.Wijeratne Monday, 16 February 2015 07:38 AM

    What is Kudu Jayaratne doing here?

    gunaratne Saturday, 14 February 2015 04:29 AM

    The UPFa group are full of crooks including the big fellow MR. also include the rest of the and also the clown Weerawansa aliaspachawansa,wear sarong and stay at home


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