Dec 04, 2018

Chamal or Nimal as the premier? Featured

Appointing either Chamal Rajapaksa or Nimal Siripala de Silva as the prime minister very soon is under consideration by President Maithripala Sirisena, according to President’s Office sources.

He is thinking about this step, as the UNF is adamant that Ranil Wickremesinghe should be appointed to the position.

Mahinda cannot be reappointed

Meanwhile, MP Dr. Wijayadasa Rajapakshe has told ‘Divaina’ that the president had two options of appointing a new premier and a new cabinet, or ruling the country without either.

However, Mahinda Rajapaksa cannot be reappointed to the premiership, he said, adding that the president can appoint the former ministers again.