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If govt. sabotages JO protest, entire public sector will strike: Lakshman Yapa

4 September 2018 04:02 am - 13     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


While stating that the 16-member SLFP group will fully back the JO protest, former Minister Lakshman Yapa Abeywardena said if the government tries to sabotage the JO protest, the whole public sector will go on strike.

Addressing a news briefing, he said the public sector was at loggerheads with the Government due to its mismanagement in terms of economy.

Not only the public sector, the professionals, doctors and artists also are supporting this protest, the MP said.

Meanwhile, MP Dilan Perera added that they would use the JO protest as a helping tool to take the remaining Government supporting SLFP members out of the Government.

“Our ambition is to unite the SLFP as per the wish of President Maithripala Sirisena,” the MP said.

MP Susil Premajayantha claimed that a financial crisis was imminent because of the inefficiency of this Government. (Sheain Fernandopulle)


Video by D. Ruwandi

  Comments - 13

  • City Tuesday, 04 September 2018 11:59 AM

    So it's very clear that who is behind the strikes

    BuffaloaCitizen Tuesday, 04 September 2018 12:00 PM

    Of course, bcos hench-aiyas of the JO are found everywhere in the state sector, otherwise how can this country go bankrupt so much?

    Amal Tuesday, 04 September 2018 01:07 PM

    They should open fire on these terrorists if they start to vandals property or inconvenience the public.

    Saeed Mohamed Tuesday, 04 September 2018 01:13 PM

    That is what is called "stupid thinking". These people are ever ready to disturb the progress of this government in what ever ways possible.

    Saeed Mohamed Tuesday, 04 September 2018 01:16 PM

    That is what is called "stupid thinking". These people are ready to disturb the progress of this government in what ever ways possible.

    Marcian Chris Tuesday, 04 September 2018 03:11 PM

    Is this politico speaking to the buffalo citizens of Sri Lanka like him to digest his sputtering like who mooted the SAITM and who gave contracts to Chinese first to build harbours, airports and roads? Very short memory like all our politicos when they are in the opposition.

    Lord Wolfstein Tuesday, 04 September 2018 03:13 PM

    MR must have a very good adviser, maybe from the Chinese communist party because he has not enough brain to plan all these anti-government attacks.

    Lawry Tuesday, 04 September 2018 03:26 PM

    Didn't these jokers loose at the general elections. I can't think of a single significant contribution under any government.

    vt Tuesday, 04 September 2018 03:29 PM

    These jokers have only one thing in mind . Nothing else !No progressive plans , No sense .

    Sumal Tuesday, 04 September 2018 03:34 PM

    No place neither in government nor JO. Can't go back to govt so trying his maximum to go back to JO.

    CNJ Tuesday, 04 September 2018 06:25 PM

    Lakshman Yapa should go back and read what he said before he became high and dry! These are politicians with no shame!

    666 Tuesday, 04 September 2018 08:03 PM

    Pot calling kettle black. Do we have a choice?

    Ronnie Bugger Wednesday, 05 September 2018 11:40 AM

    No need to get excited over what one piece of garbage of a pile of 16 pieces of garbage barks about.

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