The UNP states that the Sri Lanka Muslim Congress is engaging in political trickery.
Taking part in a press conference organized by the UNP, mayor of the Colombo Municipal Council, A. J. M. Musammil stated that the SLMC's leader should resign from his ministerial post.
Meanwhile speaking at a press conference organized by the SLMC minister Rauf Hakeem stated that his party does not rely on ministerial portfolios or positions of power.
In a press conference held recently Minister Dalas Alahapperuma stated that the UNP would not be able to even obtain 6 seats in the Eastern Provincial Council Election.
Speaking at the UNP press conference yesterday Provincial councillor Mujibar Rahuman responded to the statement made by Minister Dalas Alahapperuma.