Sri Lanka Freedom Party agrees to support ruling United National Party, MOU to be signed

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Aug 20, 2015 (LBO) – Sri Lanka Freedom Party on Thursday decided to support ruling United National Party to form a stable government at least for a period of two years.

The decision has been made at a SLFP central committee meeting chaired by President Maithripala Sirisena as the chairman of the party.

Former President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga also attended the meeting, which she hadn’t attended for a long time.

It has also been decided to form a six member committee headed by Chandrika Kumaratunga to facilitate the process.

As per sources, other five members are Nimal Siripala de Silva, Susil Premjayantha, S.B Dissanayake, Sarath Amunugama and Mahinda Samarasinghe.

It has been decided to sign a memorandum of understanding between these two parties in this regard.