Unity agreement cannot take ruling power; says Minister Vijayamuni

Friday, 30 August 2013 - 8:11


The Balaya Political program telecast every Thursday on Hiru TV from 10PM onwards was held yesterday as well under the topic “The Oppositions Unity Agreement”.

Several political parties including the UNP and several other organizations signed an agreement on the 22nd which focussed on 10 matters including the abolishing of the executive presidency.

UNP Parliamentarian P Harrison and General Secretary of the New Sama Samaja Party Dr. Wickramabahu Karunarathne represented the opposition while Minister of Vijith Vijayamuni Zoysa and JHU Western Provincial Councillor Udaya Gammanpila represented the government.

Minister Vijith Vijayamuni Zoysa at one point stated that the Oppositions Unity agreement cannot obtain ruling power.

A heated argument unfolded as UNP MP P Harrison and Dr. Wickramabahu Karunarathne intervened.


Another argument unfolded between UNP MP P Harrison and JHU Provincial Councilor Udaya Gammanpila.