Wednesday, 21 May 2014 - 13:12
SLMC opposes UNP backed no confidence motion JHU and NFF abstain from voting.
Although NFF and JHU have decided to abstain from voting at the UNP backed no confidence motion against the government, SLMC has decided to oppose the move.
However JHU Leader Omalpe Sobhitha Thera said the motive of the UNP backed no confidence motion is to gain a political mileage.
Today is the second day to debate the UNP backed no confidence motion in parliament, and the vote taking is scheduled to be held in the afternoon.
With the signatures of 26 MPs, UNP submitted the no confidence motion against the government for its failure to stop smuggling of heroin and dangerous drugs into the country.
Meanwhile TNA MP Suresh Premachandra told our news team his party has also decided to vote for the no confidence motion.
In addition, JVP also has decided to vote for the no confidence motion, and MP Sunil Handunnetti explained to our news team why his party decided to support the no confidence motion.
Apart from abstaining from voting, NFF Media Spokesman Mohammad Musammil said that his party also decided not to participate in the parliament debate over the no confidence motion.