Written by Staff Writer
10 Apr, 2016 | 8:28 pm
Speaking in Kandy on Sunday April 10, Minister Lakshman Kiriella said that the government is ready to go in for an election at any given time.
Minister Kiriella made this statement when he called on Mahanayake of the Asgiriya Chapter of the Siam Sect Most Venerable Warakagoda Sri Gnanarathana Thero.
The Minister also noted that the public mandate is for the United National Front – and the SLFP does not have a public mandate.
He added that the public mandate was for the President Maithripala Sirisena and he contested as a candidate of the United National Front ,adding that in the parliamentary elections the United National Front won 107 seats.
The Minister also said ”Everyone in the government should remember that. Today some people speak as if the public mandate was for the SLFP. But neither the SLFP nor the UPFA has a public mandate. The public mandate was for the United National Front. We are ready for an eleciton at any time, be it in the old way or the new. ”
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