President foiled country’s division
Under the leadership of President Mahinda
Rajapaksa those who had attempted to divide the country failed. But
the statements made by the Opposition candidate had only pleased the
divisive forces at home and abroad, UPFA General Secretary and
Education Minister Susil Premajayanth said yesterday.
Alliance party to join Govt
Another party of the Opposition alliance for the
common candidate will extend support to the Government by next week.
This revelation was made yesterday at a media briefing by Mass Media
Minister Lakshman Yapa Abeywardena. Two prominent members of the UNP
grass roots movement declared their support to the President
Country’s reputation compromised
Mass Media Minister Lakshman Yapa Abeywardena
said Sarath Fonseka had greatly damaged the international reputation
of Sri Lanka through irresponsible statements in an interview with
The Sunday Leader. Speaking in regard to the statement issued by
Fonseka to The Sunday Leader, the Minister stated that Sunday Leader
Editor Fredrica Jansz could not have misinterpreted the statement.