Previously, UNP strongmen Malik Samarawickrama and Kabir Hashim gave evidence before the commission without any hesitation. Even earlier, Ravi Karunanayake stepped down as a minister following a controversy. That shows the extent the UNP values democracy.
People who value democracy will highly appreciate the PM’s appearance before the commission. Political analysts describe it as a good omen that Sri Lanka moves away from tribal dictatorship on a path for a better future.