Apr 11, 2018

Forget the past - SLFP

A group of SLFP ministers including Minister Duminda Dissanayake had notified Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and the UNP leaders to forget the past and commence a new journey from the New Year.

Dissanayake had noted that if the UNP and SLFP is divided other parties would eventually benefit and that this journey that was initiated by both parties could be made fruitful.

Accordingly, the UNP leadership is expected to meet this afternoon and discuss this issue.

In addition, Minister Malik Samarawickrama is also expected to meet President Maithripala Sirisena for discussion.

Cabinet to be formed tomorrow!
If today’s discussions are successful, the new Cabinet is expected to be sworn in tomorrow (12), according to informed sources.

Meanwhile, Minister Harin Fernando had told media that the Cabinet reshuffle will take place tomorrow.

He had noted that greater attention was focused on this matter during yesterday’s Cabinet meeting.

Thilanga wants to leave for SLFP’s sustenance
Meanwhile, the Deputy Speaker Thilanga Sumathipala says that for the sustenance of the SLFP they should leave the unity government.

Sumathipala told journalists at the Katunayake International Airport that the party’s Central Committee should meet and reach a decision regarding this matter