SLFP Chief Ministers set to hold talks with MR

SLFP Chief Ministers set to hold talks with MR

January 20, 2017   06:38 pm

- By Yusuf Ariff

Sri Lanka’s provincial Chief Ministers representing the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) are slated to meet former President Mahinda Rajapaksa for a special discussions. 

Chief Minister of the Western Province Isura Devapriya said that the meeting will take place on Sunday morning (22) and that the former President had agreed to meet them following a request made by him and several other CMs. 

He said that the purpose of the discussion was to obtain Rajapaksa’s active involvement in the party campaign for the next Local Government elections by resolving the prevailing political crises within the SLFP.

Devapriya said that President Maithripala Sirisena has been briefed regarding the meeting and that the SLFP leader’s intention to resolve the crises within the party and is to face the upcoming election as one team. 

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