Jan 24, 2019

No presidential nominations for murderers - Welgama

The phrase ‘I am ready if you are’ has been widely circulated over the internet and has now become a joke, said MP Kumara Welgama.

He said the next presidential candidate should be someone who respects democracy, does not commit murder and a person who could obtain the minority votes.

He noted that as the presidential election is expected at the end of the year and by then a suitable candidate would be selected.

He said this in response to questions raised by journalists.