Former Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa said that he could still be the first if he wants to, but what is important is to move forward with the groups that protects war heroes.
He said this whilst attending an event in Colombo yesterday.
Meanwhile Minister W. D. J. Seneviratne said at a function held earlier in Kolonna that the former Defence Secretary should be appointed as the SLFP Vice President.
SLFP General Secretary Minister Duminda Dissanayake said that no discussion had been had about an appointment for the former Defence Secretary.
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