President Maithripala Sirisena says that Ranil Wickramasinghe, who has been acting as the leader of the UNP for 25 years, doesn’t let backbenchers rise.
The President added that Ranil Wickramasinghe, who speaks highly of law and democracy, must firstly democratize his party.
He made this statement at a discussion held at the Presidential Secretariat on December 5.
President’s Media Division said that the President emphasized that development projects and public welfare services must not be weakened under any circumstance and that relevant authorities must continue thier work.
The President also said that the Presidential Task Force is doing an exceptional service to implement development projects in the North and East that had been neglected during the past three and a half years, President’s Media Davison added.