A no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe would have no impact to the enactment of the 20A because the President could appoint a new Prime Minister, who had the majority support in Parliament after the motion, UPFA Parliamentarian G.L. Peiris said today.
“We have assured our fullest support to the 20 A. The no-confidence motion against Prime Minister is not connected to it. President has a Constitutional responsibility to appoint a new Prime Minister who has the majority support in Parliament after the no-confidence motion. Then the 20 A could be enacted by the Government with the majority in Parliament,” he said.
Dr. Peiris said Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe should take complete responsibility with regard to the bond issue in the Central Bank.
“It was Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe who appointed a person who was not loyal to Sri Lanka. According to our Constitution, Central Bank Governor Arjuna Mahendran cannot work without taking oath in Sri Lanka. He is someone who has taken oath in another country and rejected loyalty to this country. So, he does not have any right to do any task in the Central Bank,” he said.
He said Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe did everything possible to cover up this and added that if a no-confidence motion was not brought against such a person, it would be unpatriotic. (Ajith Siriwardana)
Comments - 49
tissa. Saturday, 30 May 2015 04:38 PM
how did basilgota were appointed .were you sleeping during the last 10 years via DM Android App
Duminda Sunday, 31 May 2015 07:02 AM
Is this guy truly people elected or free loader in parliament?. A colourful cross overs in the past now in end road of political carrier. Now has nothing to do just to continue MR donkey jobs. Shame to call a professor.
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de silva Sunday, 31 May 2015 07:14 AM
So do you want to appoint Mahinda Rajapakse or Keheliya Rambukwella or Jonston Fernando.
Lakshman De Silva Sunday, 31 May 2015 07:20 AM
Despite, scholarly advise President Sirisena carries on his unconstitutional acts that brought Sri Lanka to a failed state of fratrocracy.
Calistus Jayatilleke Saturday, 30 May 2015 04:59 PM
Just another useless hair-brain theory from the geriatric professori who has earned the nickname of Geneva Loss Peiris
mountain Sunday, 31 May 2015 09:38 AM
Before end candle flames bright. via DM Android App
Lima Saturday, 30 May 2015 05:27 PM
THIS FOOL PAPPA WORKING UNDER DUE PRESSURE FROM MR AND THE ROGUES , THIS IS WHAT IS HAPPENING , PRES MS REJECTED MR NOMINATION , NOW THEY KNOW THAT ALL OF THE MR SUPPORTERS ON THE MIDDLE OF THE ROAD , NOW THEY TRY TO SABOTAGE , KICK THEM OUT FOR GOOD , DO NOT TAKE THEM IN
Shamantha Welgama Sunday, 31 May 2015 10:07 AM
Educated,but no " Konda" during MARA regime to talk on the mis management.
Voter Saturday, 30 May 2015 06:09 PM
Now Ranil must be feeling the heat Let him go out with Mahendran. via DM Android App
Arjuna Ranawana Saturday, 30 May 2015 06:18 PM
Parliament will be dissolved by next week and try to find out how to get a MP post by next election
gamaraala Saturday, 30 May 2015 06:31 PM
How did the two Rajapakse brothers hold more important multiple positions in the previous government ?
Aney duck maama.Pls retire and be at home Saturday, 30 May 2015 06:54 PM
who is this periecie coopa. He was crying for the post with MR and now he is crying for other things. Needs to check the brain. may be time for retirment without being shaken head like duck
KAMIL Saturday, 30 May 2015 07:05 PM
DURING THE PERIOD OF MR .G.L.PERIS WAS UNABLE TO SPEAK HE WAS TOTALLY DUMB BUT NOW HE STARTED SPEAKINGPLEASE KEEP QUITE .
H.B.Herath Saturday, 30 May 2015 07:40 PM
Dr Peiris is now in his dotage. He cannot be taken seriously !
Lawry Saturday, 30 May 2015 07:41 PM
When GL was Foreign Minister a visiting Israeli delegation was addressed by him. He welcomed them as the delegation of Palestine!!!!!!!!!!. The whole country lost confidence . But GL boxed on.
Sincere Saturday, 30 May 2015 07:46 PM
Are you sure the back door to Sirikotha is locked?
surasena Saturday, 30 May 2015 07:59 PM
According to the legal theories that our good Professor knows, things are possible only in conceptual world, yet we have a piratical political world here.
Abdul Rasool Sunday, 31 May 2015 01:57 PM
Why dont you unlock your brain and see whether you have any right to remove the PM appointed by the new president with the mandate given by the people of SL.
Sharon Saturday, 30 May 2015 09:15 PM
Totally agree with you Sir. RW should go out immediately via DM Android App
Antony joseph Saturday, 30 May 2015 09:24 PM
The silent professor during the malpractices of the previous regime knows his parliamentary days are numbered. So he wakes up to suck up.
Dr M.L.Najimudeen Saturday, 30 May 2015 09:28 PM
One of the political mistakes of former president Chandrika Bandaranayakke was taking people like Mervyn Silva, SB Dissanayakke and GL Peiris into politics. GL Peiris is confused himself and confuses others also. While he was the minister ,he mislead the president and messed up the foreign affairs.Can anyone tell at least one contribution from him for the country during many decades of his political career.
S B Lokuge Sunday, 31 May 2015 02:53 PM
Because they were not raitors
sunimal Saturday, 30 May 2015 09:28 PM
G L.Peiris,your days are all gone to the bin,your theories are all old fashioned,I am myself a double econ Graduate from Melbourne University,you mr Peiris,ruined all our chances even in the Un ,your arguments were all irrelevant and out point and no one listened to you .Sri Lankan know you well,dont bluff,move out of the scene,give a younger more educated a chance.your time is now over
Aaa Saturday, 30 May 2015 09:31 PM
G. L. Pi is good for prime minister and if Maithri resign g l p president
Premalal Sunday, 31 May 2015 03:27 PM
Can anyone understand even the bull he is talking?
Arjuna Ranawna Saturday, 30 May 2015 10:04 PM
While you were in FM who had controlled FM. FM or MMP. Now you are talking Confidence Motion.
jolly bird Saturday, 30 May 2015 10:12 PM
Absent minded professor dont try to become a BABY . Youll see the impact of the motion before it comes for debate DONT try to fool othersIf you do so you yourself become a FOOL via DM Android App
Fassey Saturday, 30 May 2015 10:21 PM
Aiyo GL enough now. Nobody is interested in listening to you now you old outdated professor.
Ryan Saturday, 30 May 2015 11:25 PM
aiyyo. another dried pumpkin talking. please stop the dye job and retire via DM Android App
Sonz Sunday, 31 May 2015 04:49 PM
Have your ever heard of dual citizenship?
abaywansa Sunday, 31 May 2015 12:22 AM
If the MS.. want to pass 20 A he can appoint a new PM from the present opposition and pass 20A. no confident motion is nothing to do with 20A.
Angelo Sunday, 31 May 2015 12:45 AM
Mr.Gl pls stop talking.we all kniw what you guys want via DM Android App
Cheers Sunday, 31 May 2015 02:53 AM
Our prime minister will eat the humble pie soon in the next general election and the president also might resign for pressure thereafter study the situation it is very evident
aliifthikar Sunday, 31 May 2015 03:48 AM
Another "dried pumpkin"
Nande Sunday, 31 May 2015 05:32 AM
Dr.perisEvery body knows that you were the worst foreign minister under MR regime. via DM Android App
Damien Saturday, 30 May 2015 03:22 PM
Yes sir,You need to come out and speak up and expose these pseudo academics in the government
Hiran Gunawardena Saturday, 30 May 2015 03:32 PM
Get rid of PINA PM via DM Android App
le Saturday, 30 May 2015 03:29 PM
Are those your votes made Mr.Maithri a president. No common sense.
Saturday, 30 May 2015 03:41 PM
YOUR DAYS ARE NUMBERD SIRTHANKS FOR YOUR COMMENTS. via DM Android App
rohan Saturday, 30 May 2015 03:41 PM
This is joke right? then how come we had ministers in the previous government who held citizenship in other countries. this is so much joke they are hanging only this and forgotten all corruption they did few months back. People should never elect such people..
rew Monday, 01 June 2015 05:04 PM
Premalal Saturday, 30 May 2015 03:49 PM
Another dried pumpkin suffering from a 10 year amnesia.
Ram Sunday, 31 May 2015 06:32 AM
Prof GL f you re so confident that the appointment is not legal why not show your skills in court?
Chris Saturday, 30 May 2015 04:17 PM
Can you tell me of any worthy thing done by this man except talk bull?
Viv Sunday, 31 May 2015 06:48 AM
GL where were you when the HedgingDeal was done and the 18th amendmentpresented?
ShootingStar Saturday, 30 May 2015 04:24 PM
Makes sense, except no support from the President. Keep in mind, the President was brought to power by the UNP. Not by the "so called patriots " , the Kuddhas, Ethonol barons and robbers.
usaguy Saturday, 30 May 2015 04:37 PM
Really GL so during the last 10 years when the two us citizens got a and basil were robbing millions of your public money where were you in a coma via DM Android App
willowsd Sunday, 31 May 2015 07:02 AM
you idiots did not vote for this President or the government so you have no mortal right to ask for PM from your party?
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