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Most Protests Have A Hidden Agenda – Harshana Rajakaruna

Harshana Rajakaruna,  Member of Parliament from the United National Party representing the Gampaha District is of the view that the unity government is on track and running the country smoothly despite efforts to destabilise it. In an interview with The Sunday Leader, Rajakaruna said that within the next two years all these efforts of the government will [...]

No Chance Of Another Armed Struggle – Dharmalingam Siddharthan

 Tamil National Alliance (TNA) Parliamentarian Dharmalingam Siddharthan believes that permitting the Tamils in the North or East to commemorate their dead will not lead to another armed struggle or be viewed as encouraging separatism. In an interview with The Sunday Leader he said one man’s terrorist is another man’s liberation fighter. He believes the relatives of the [...]

Claims Of Military Coup, False

- Dr. Kavinda Jayawardana UNP MP and National Youth Front Chairman, Dr. Kavinda Jayawardana is of the view that the youth in the country stand to benefit from the government’s efforts the most. “The youth have been given a ladder and it is up to them to climb up that ladder. As young upcoming leaders it [...]

Move To Privatise State Institutions

– Wasantha Samarasinghe The Voice Against Corruption movement says the government has no plan to rebuild the economy.Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) member and Voice Against Corruption convener Wasantha Samarasinghe says the government is only interested in filling their pockets and privatising all state institutions. He says now is the time for change in the country [...]

SLPP Will Fill Long Felt Need- Professor G. L. Peiris

The Chairman of the newly formed political party, Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP), Professor G. L. Peiris claims that the new party will fill a long felt need of the country. Subsequent to becoming the Chairman of the new party, Professor Peiris was suspended from his membership of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP). In [...]

We Should Think Of The Country – Buddhika Pathirana

UNP Member of Parliament Buddhika Pathirana believes in working for the party irrespective of whether he receives positions or not. In an interview with The Sunday Leader Pathirana said the country under the leadership of President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has adopted an open and cordial foreign policy where all countries have now come forward [...]

Relationship Between President, PM Strong- Hector Appuhamy

United National Party (UNP) Parliamentarian Hector Appuhamy says the UNP has proved itself to be a party which works for the betterment of the country despite the allegations raised against it by the opposition. In an interview with The Sunday Leader, the MP said the UNP did not attempt to singlehandedly correct the wrongs committed [...]

SLFP Dissidents Have Not Decided To Join New Party – Prasanna Ranaweera

United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) Parliamentarian Prasanna Ranaweera says the budget does not offer any concessions for the ordinary citizen, and the middle and lower income groups have been further burdened with taxes while the upper income groups have been given greater benefits. The direct taxes promised by the government have not come into play, [...]

We Will Iron Out Our Differences – Faiszer Musthapha

Minister of Provincial Councils and Local Government Faiszer Musthapha has confidence that despite minor hiccups, the Unity Government is strong and stable and so it will complete its full term. “I agree, the people are a little agitated because investigations are taking time, and small issues exist that need to be ironed out. But the [...]

We Still Have Faith In The Judiciary – Bimal Rathnayaka

National Organiser of the JVP Bimal Rathnayaka says the current government too is engaged in corruption and fraud. He said it is the people, who are eventually paying the price for the actions of thecorrupt politicians. In an interview with The Sunday Leader, he said the people have no more options today, and it is [...]

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