An issue has cropped up between the Deputy Leader and the General Secretary of the United National Party over the former’s request for permission to refrain from attending the UNP May Day Rally in Jaffna.
Speaking at a media briefing held in Colombo recently UNP General Secretary MP Tissa Attanayaka stated that Sajith Premadasa had requested for permission to attend the Premadasa Commemoration Ceremony in Colombo.
The General Secretary added that accordingly Sajith Premadasa had been granted permission to refrain from attending the Jaffna Rally.
However, participating at a function held in Colombo yesterday Deputy Leader of the UNP Sajith Premadasa criticised the decision.
In response speaking at a media briefing held in Colombo today Tissa Attanayaka responded to Sajith Premadasa’s allegations in this manner.