Tag: United People’s Freedom Alliance

Sri Lanka Nidahas Podujana Sandanaya, Sri Lanka Freedom People’s Alliance, SLFPA)

17 parties for one purpose – Gotabaya

17 political parties including the United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA), Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) and the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) signed an agreement to form a new alliance today. Participating in the signing of the agreement, SLPP presidential candidate Gotabhaya Rajapaksa said they would contest the next all elections under the new

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Lohan Ratwatte

People’s majority is with MR – Lohan

United People’s Freedom Alliance Parliamentarian Lohan Ratwatte says regardless of who holds a Parliament majority, the majority among the country’s people lies with Mahinda Rajapaksa. Speaking at a rally in Kandy the MP said regardless of whether a group proves a majority of 150, the people are with Mahinda Rajapaksa. He said Mahinda Rajapaksa

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Wimal Weerawansa

‘We will not harm Parliamentary norms’

United People’s Freedom Alliance Parliamentarian Wimal Weerawansa says the group does not intend on harming or abusing Parliamentary norms. Speaking during a media briefing at the Parliamentary complex today MP Weerawansa said the UPFA left the Parliamentary chamber during the vote on the Speakers decision to appoint a Select Committee to maintain peace

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Maithripala Sirisena - Mahinda Rajapaksa

Parliament set to reconvene on Nov 14

President Maithripala Sirisena has issued a gazette to reconvene the prorogued parliament on November 14th at 10 am. Under the powers vested in the President by the constitution in accordance with Article 70 (3) (I) of the Constitution, President Sirisena has decided to refer Parliament in this manner. The President had prorogued the parliament for 11

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Karu Jayasuriya

Karu won’t be replaced: UPFA

The United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) has informed Speaker Karu Jayasuriya that it has no intention of replacing him under the new government. The UPFA leaders met him at an informal meeting on Wednesday to discuss arrangements for the first session of Parliament after the prorogation. The Speaker said Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa would be

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United Peoples Freedom Alliance, UPFA

BREAKING: UPFA decides to quit unity govt

The United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) has decided to leave the unity government. This was revealed by UPFA General Secretary Mahinda Amaraweera stated that the Speaker of Parliament has been notified of the decision in writing. President Maithripala Sirisena’s Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP), the main constituent party of the UPFA, and Prime

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