The UNF government is upbeat of romping back to power with the promise of peace and economic prosperity, despite being caught behind by the President, a senior cabinet minister said.
ldblquote We have delivered what we promised to give, that is peace and development. And we will continue with our mandate when we come back to power on April 3,
dblquote Lands Minister, Dr. Rajitha Senaratne told a news conference on Sunday.rn
rnSenaratnes brave comments come after President Chandrika Kumaratunga called a snap poll on April 2, in a bid to wrest control of the government back from her arch-rival Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe. rn
rnHours before the desolation, Kumaratunga appointed two opposition legislators endash Lakshman Kadiragamar and D M Jayaratne endash to the posts of Information and Telecommunication.rn
rnThe new ministers will remain in a caretaker capacity with the rest of the cabinet headed by Wickremasinghe.rn
rnAsked by reporters if the cabinet would have a problem with workin