The government requests of the United National Party to persuade the Tamil National alliance to join the parliamentary select committee just as it convinced the TNA to join the aligned oppositions May Day rally in Jaffna.
Acting cabinet spokesperson Lakshman Yapa Abeywardana extended this invitation towards the UNP during a media briefing which was held at the government information department today.
Meanwhile attention was also focussed during today's cabinet media briefing concerning the exhibit of an LTTE flag during the aligned oppositions May Day rally which was held in Jaffna.
In more developments opposition leader Ranil Wickramasinghe commented on this incident during a media briefing which was organised under his patronage.
General Secretary of the UNP Thissa Attanayeke answered several queries which were posed by journalists in this regard.
Here are some of the excerpts obtained from both media briefings regarding the incident in which an LTTE flag was allegedly displayed.