National government or the Opposition could be chosen as desired


The President has informed that SLFP MPs could join the National Government or remain in the Opposition as they wish.

MP Mahinda Yapa Abeywardhana who participated in a discussion held between the President as Party Chairman and SLFP MPs elected this time at the President’s official residence last afternoon, said that the President had made the statement with regard to the option during the discussion.

MP Lakshman Yapa Abeywardhana said that President had advised that in the future action is taken to safeguard the party without destroying its unity.

Speaking to media after the discussion MP Namal Rajapaksa said that he would serve as an Opposition MP.