Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa waving at party supporters during a meeting at Arangala, Malabe on Monday in support of the SLPP candidates contesting under the lotus bud symbol.

Pic by Gamini Munasinghe

Prez storms out of

Cabinet meeting

President Maithripala Sirisena stormed out of yesterday’s Cabinet meeting, declaring that it was not possible for him to stay in the unity government.

The Cabinet meeting was held with President Sirisena presiding at the Presidential Secretariat, Colombo.

No sooner had the meeting commenced than the President declared that he had made many sacrifices to ensure the survival of the unity government, but the UNP had launched a smear campaign against him.



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