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Kumara Welgama

Kumara Welgama to contest Presidential election

Organization to protect the Sri Lanka Freedom Party Acting Secretary Attorney Rajitha Kodituwakku states that MP Kumara Welgama has decided to contest as the Presidential candidate for the next presidential election. Attorney-at-law Rajitha Kodituwakku further stated that if no candidate is contesting from the SLFP for the next presidential election, Kumara Welgama is expected to …

Kumara Welgama

‘Presidential Election must be held first’ – Welgama

United People’s Freedom Alliance Parliamentarian Kumara Welgama says a Presidential Election must be held prior to other elections. Speaking to media in Colombo the Parliamentarian said the Supreme Court unanimously decided that President Maithripala Sirisena’s decision to dissolve Parliament was unconstitutional adding that therefore the most suitable action the Head of State should take is …

Kumara Welgama

JO split on Gota for Presidency

There seems to be a rift forming within the Joint Opposition camp on fielding Gotabaya Rajapaksa as their Presidential Candidate. A party leaders meeting of the Joint Opposition was held at the official residence of Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa last night (July 10). MP Udaya Gammanpila did not attend this meeting citing that he is …

Maithripala Sirisena and Ranil Wickremesinghe

President agrees to consult legal experts to remove PM

MP Kumara Welgama says President Maithripala Sirisena has told them that he will consult Attorney General and legal experts on moves to remove Prime Minister under 19th Amendment to Constitution.

The parliamentarian revealed this speaking to media after having discussions with President Maithripala Sirisena.

He also said that although the Joint Opposition would support the formation of a Sri Lanka Freedom Party led UPFA government, they would not accept Ministerial positions.

Welgama said their stance was conveyed to the President.


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