Ex-Minister Mervyn Silva a short while ago declared that he was launching the true 'Joint Opposition' with himself as its leader.
He made this announcement at a press conference held in Colombo. A banner with the name and symbol of the 'Joint Opposition' was hanging behind him as he spoke.
Adding further, he said that the corrupt can no longer be allowed to use the holy word “Joint Opposition”
Mr. Mervyn Silva claimed that a large number of supporters will be joining him in this new political party.