Monday, 29 June 2015 - 19:49
Nimal, Susil and Anura Yapa to the Presidential secretariat
The Leftists’ Center quoted President Maithreepala Sirisena as saying that former president Mahinda Rajapaksa would not be offered Prime Ministerial candidacy let alone party nominations.
A group of Leftists’ Center members met the President today, and one of the members and senior attorney at law Lal Wijenayake told our news team about this decision by the president.
However, a member of the committee appointed to coordinate between former president Mahinda Rajapaksa and President Maithreepala Sirisena, T.B. Ekanayake told to පත්තරේ විස්තරේ program on Hiru TV this morning that President Sirisena has consented to give Prime Ministerial candidacy to the former President.
Senior attorney at law Lal Wijenayake made the following statement to our news team after his meeting with the President this morning.
Meanwhile, a group of senior SLFPers visited the Presidential Secretariat to discuss about the nomination process and the current situation.