Feb 18, 2018

SLPP believes Mahinda is most suited to be the PM Featured

A majority in the SLPP is of the view that ex-president Mahinda Rajapaksa is the most suited person to be appointed the prime minister if that position is appointed on the basis of the local government election outcome, ‘Irida Rivira’ says.

Therefore, the SLPP opposed the attempt by the SLFP to appoint Nimal Siripala de Silva as the PM.

SLPP followers are of the view that the LG polls took the form of a national election due to an increase in the turnout.

It wants to see a national election held soon.

A national election commission spokesman said their campaigning on behalf of the people’s voting rights, assisted by social media, resulted in a higher turnout.