Tag: Unity Government

Dilum Amunugama

SLFPers within Unity govt destroyed party – Dilum

United People’s Freedom Alliance Parliamentarian Dilum Amunugama has accused the Sri Lanka Freedom Party faction within the Unity Government of destroying the SLFP. Speaking to media in Kandy, MP Amunugama said a continuing partnership with the United National Party will be dire for the SLFP. Rejecting speculation, he said the Sri Lanka Podujana Permuna is not hopeful of gaining the Prime Ministerial post following success at the Local Authority Election. The Parliamentarian noted the Local Authority Election was not a struggle to gain the Prime Ministerial post adding however it was a struggle against the Unity Government and corruption.

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Anura Kumara Dissanayake

UNP should decide Premiership- JVP

The JVP says the United National Party, the main coalition partner of the Unity Government, has the right to decide on the Premiership. Speaking during a media briefing held in Colombo today, Leader of the JVP, Anura Kumara Dissanayake stressed that the UNP has the most members in parliament, and therefore it should decide on the Leader of the government. The JVP Leader added that other political organisations cannot interfere with internal matters of the UNP. He added that the UNP members should decide on its leader.

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