Written by Nathasha De Alwis
11 Apr, 2018 | 9:44 pm
COLOMBO (News 1st) – State Minister Lakshman Yapa Abeywardena says, the 16 Members of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP), who voted in favor of the No Confidence Motion (NCM) against Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe will resign from all their ministerial portfolios, with effect from midnight.
He made this statement following a discussion with President Maithripala Sirisena at the President’s official residence.
The 16 members include Ministers, State Ministers, Deputy Ministers, MPs as well as the Deputy Speaker. Following the NCM the members took steps to hand in their letters of resignation to the President. State minister Abeywardene speaking to the media noted that during the meeting the President accepted their letters of resignation.
He also noted that when the central committee of the SLFP meets once again a decision will be taken on the fate of the unity Government.
BREAKING : ආණ්ඩුවේ මැති ඇමතිවරු 16ක් ආණ්ඩුවේ තනතුරුවලින් ඉවත් වෙති
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