Apr 03, 2018

A decisive meeting on no-confidence motion at 11.30 Featured

The UNP will be officially informed of the SLFP’s decision with regard to the no-confidence motion moved by the joint opposition against the prime minister, said a SLFP minister.

A meeting between the two parties on the matter is due following the cabinet meeting, he told Sri Lanka Mirror.

The SLFP parliamentary group at a meeting last night (02) unanimously decided that Ranil Wickremesinghe should resign as the prime minister, minister Chandima Weerakkody said.

Meanwhile, former president Mahinda Rajapaksa says it is now up to president Sirisena to decide the fate of the no-confidence motion.

Rajapaksa told the media in Nuwara Eliya on April 01 that there was a majority support for the no-confidence motion, and that the president can either cause its victory or defeat.