Talks in run-up to polls :
SLMC set to contest Eastern PC with UPFA
In a desperate attempt to secure political leverage
in the run-up to the Eastern Provincial Council polls, UPFA ally, Sri
Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) led by Justice Minister Rauff Hakeem is now
holding talks with the Government and the Tamil National Alliance (TNA).
The party has already held several rounds of talks with the TNA and is
in the process of drafting an MoU to be presented to the Government at
discussions next week.
Opposition in shambles, Govt’s victory assured - Minister
SLFP General Secretary and Health Minister
Maithripala Sirisena suave in manners and forthright in words, he has no
problems in the political arena. He has stormed many a weather in the
political tinder box. Minister Sirisena in an interview with the Sunday
Observer said in a situation where the Opposition is in total disarray
and split into several factions,