Democratic National Alliance MP Tiran Alles who was elected to parliament following the 2010 General Election made his maiden speech in parliament today.
It was only last Thursday that Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe made a sardonic statement in parliament saying that parliamentarian Tirran Alles should be awarded a prize since he was the only MP in the house who had refrained from speaking up in parliament since his election.
The following is an excerpt of Wickremesinghe's speech which was made in parliament last Thursday.
Expressing his views in parliament today DNA MP Tiran Alles filed this response clarifying the role of an Opposition Leader in parliament.
Flowingly Wickremesinghe who raised a point of privilege made the following assertion.