Published On: Tue, Feb 13th, 2018

President gives ultimatum to PM at late night meeting

An exclusive meeting regarding the future plans of the government was held between President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, at the president’s official residence late Monday night.

It was reported that several members of the United National Party including, Chairman of the UNP, Minister Malik Samarawickrema, General Secretary of the UNP, Minister Kabir Hashim and Deputy Speaker Thilanga Sumathipala were also present at the meeting.

Political party insiders point out that at the meeting, President Maithripala Sirisena gave an ultimatum to the prime minister to consider the results of the recent Local Government Election and make a decision.

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