Sunday Observer Online


Sunday, 21 February 2016





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Government Gazette

MR should steer clear of causing rifts -SB

Commenting on speculation that SLFP dissidents will form a new political party under the leadership of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa, Social Empowerment and Welfare Minister S.B. Dissanayake said if the former President loves the SLFP and the country, he should give his blessings to the incumbent President Maithripala Sirisena to take the party forward.


Rajapaksa’s new experiment

The former president’s efforts to politically consolidate himself amidst multiple criminal and fraud investigations against family members :

Despite MP Welgama's claim of a continued lack of success in forming a political party, political sources confirm the emergence of a new political party. At the same time, the UPFA rebel group in Parliament demanding recognition of their ‘Joint Opposition’ status in Parliament claims unanimous agreement that the former President Rajapaksa should be the leader of the new party.

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