16 SLFP MPs to request for seats in the Opposition

16 SLFP MPs to request for seats in the Opposition

16 SLFP MPs to request for seats in the Opposition

Written by Nathasha De Alwis

21 Apr, 2018 | 11:14 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st) – The 16 Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) members who left the Government are to request the Speaker to allocate seats for them in the opposition.

According to the UPFA PArliamentarian W. D. J. Senewiratne, when the Parliament resumes on the 08th of May, all 16 SLFP members hope to be seated on the Opposition side of Parliament. He added that they have decided to hand over a letter to the Speaker on the 08th for the allocation of seats.

16 SLFP member who left to request seats at Opposition in Parliament

"16 SLFP members who left the Govt to request the Speaker to allocate seats for them in the Opposition in Parliament." – W. D. J. Senewiratne

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Several youth MPs in the Joint Opposition have called on the 16 Members who left the government, to join with the Joint Opposition.

UPFA Parliamentarian, Shehan Semasinghe stated that they are prepared to work with a group that opposes theft and respects the mandate of the people by joining with the opposition even if they don’t join with the Joint Opposition.

He states that he believes the 16 Former Ministers and MPs will join the Joint Opposition soon to do justice to their political future and to the country.

Youth MPs in the JO calls on the 16 SLFP Members to join with JO

Youth MPs in the JO calls on the 16 SLFP Members to join with JO#lka #News1st #MP #JO #SLFP #SLPolitics

Posted by Newsfirst.lk on Saturday, April 21, 2018


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