Oppositions’ SLFP MP’s meet the President today to discuss budget


MP Kumara Welgama says that a meeting on the budget will be held between President Maithreepala Sirisena and a group of SLFP Opposition MPs today.

A discussion between the President and SLFP parliamentarians was held yesterday.

Subsequent to the discussion, party general secretary Minister Duminda Dissanayake said that his party had decided to vote for the budget.

However MP Kumara Welgama said that 49 Opposition MPs including himself had not arrived at a consensus.

Accordingly MP Kumara Welgama said that another discussion will be held with the President at 11 a.m. today.