SLFP reorganisation begins on January 10
The reorganisation of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) will
commence on January 10 to expedite and restrengthen projects implemented
by the SLFP and the government and also to give youths a prominent role
in the political field, SLFP General Secretary and Health Minister
Maithripala Sirisena said.
He made this observation at a media conference at the Mahaweli Centre
auditorium last week.
Sirisena said the party and its membership will be restrengthened
this year using previous experiences.
“Parliamentarians, Provincial Council and local government members of
the SLFP will meet on January 10 to discuss matters and set aims to
restrengthen the party and democratic procedures in the country,” he
The minister said SLFP public representatives will visit homes to
strengthen the party.
Sirisena said organisers of all electorates will be given targets to
recruit new members to the SLFP.
“Each organiser is given a target to recruit 7,500 new members. The
10 who recruit the highest number of members will be rewarded,” the
He said if there are more than one member from any of the
electorates, the electorates will be demarcated so that the members
could work hard to strengthen the party membership.
Sirisena said the SLFP as the main party in the governing alliance,
would introduce a work plan setting an example to other parties in the
country, further strengthening democracy.
Irrigation and Water Resources Management Minister Nimal Siripala de
Silva, Environment Minister Anura Priyadarshana Yapa and Youth Affairs
and Skill Development Minister Dullas Alahapperuma were also present.