Apr 04, 2018

Can't vote in favour or against NCM - Rathana Thera

United National Front MP Athuraliye Rathana Thero has stated that he cannot vote in favor or against the No Confidence motion.

Noting that the motion was tabled against misuse of public funds, the Thera said as a Buddhist monk he cannot support corruption.

“It is not acceptable for a Buddhist monk to engage in or support fraud and corruption. I cannot vote against or in favour of the motion,” he said.

Meanwhile, it is learnt that the Thera is also to make a special statement to note that neither the UNP, SLFP or JO had addressed the real issues faced by the public.

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