Feb 09, 2019

Murali visits President Sirisena! Featured

A meeting between President Maithripala Sirisena and cricket superstar Muttaiah Muralitharan had taken place last Wednesday night at the President’s esidence.

During this private meeting between the two, they are said to have broadly discussed the voter behaviour of the upcountry estate sector.

It is said that Muralitharan had urged the President to grant the estate workers their Rs. 1000 wage demand, adding that if it is granted, he would ‘mediate in obtaining the support of the estate population for the President

Therefore, the President is said to have responded positively to Murali’s request.