President calls for an all party meeting at 5pm
An all party meeting of all political parties will take place today under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena, pertaining to the present political crisis.
The meeting will commence at 5pm at the Presidential Secretariat.
The meeting was called by the President last night.
The President’s Media Division said the all party meeting was called with the intention of addressing the unruly behaviour in Parliament last week and bringing an end to the political unrest in the country.
Speaker of House Karu Jayasuriya and party leaders of political parties representing Parliament have been invited to attend the talks.
The Tamil National Alliance yesterday claimed that a special discussion will be held between the Leader of the Opposition R Sampanthan and the President today.
President Sirisena had invited R Sampanthan and members of the TNA for a round of discussions pertaining to the present political crisis in the country.