President Gotabhaya Rajapaksa To Chair Ruling Party Parliamentary Group Meeting This Week: New Alliance To Be Discussed At The Meeting

February 18, 2020

President Gotabhaya Rajapaksa is expected to chair a parliamentary group of the ruling party in which the proposed alliance with the SLFP is to be discussed at length.

The proposal to appoint Former President Maithripala Sirisena as the Chairman of the alliance has come under severe criticism. President Rajapaksa will express his opinion on the matter to the parliamentary group at the meeting this week.

Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa is likely to meet former President Maithripala Sirisena today to iron out differences pertaining to the formation of the alliance.

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