Liberals Congratulate PM and New Government

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Liberals Congratulate PM and New Government

Kamal Nissanka

Secretary General of The Liberal Party Mr. Kamal Nissanka (Sri Lanka) issuing a press  statement welcomes the final result of the 2015 general election of 17th August that was held in a comparatively peaceful environment and congratulates Hon Mr.Ranil Wickremasinghe in assuming duties as the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka. It further welcomes the desire of the Sri Lankan President Mr. Maithripala Sirisena to fulfill the significant provisions of his own manifesto that was published during the prudential election period through the newly elected government.

“ In the absence of any valid Memorandum  of Understanding  between two secretaries of  UPFA and Liberal Party, the majority of the party  national committee  including  party President Ms Swarna Amaratunga, Secretary General Mr. Kamal Nissanka ,Treasurer Mr Rathnasiri Kottege, Vice President Mr. Roshan  Amaraarachchi, Deputy Secretary Mr. Ananda Stephen , Women’s Convener Ms Shalini Senanayake  and party senior Dr Newton Pieris actively supported the United National  Front for Good Governance(UNFGG) program . The Liberal Party was totally opposing the fairy tale election manifesto launched by the Mahinda Rajapakse group of the UPFA.”

The statement further states;

“Though the Liberal Party had a good understanding with President Mr Maihripala Sirisena  before the election, with the entrance of Mahinda forces to  capture power in the UPFA , the  Liberal Party had to totally abandon  any  alliance expectation with UPFA as done by Mr Rajitha Senarathne, Mr K.K.D.S Gunawardena, Mr Arjuna Ranatunga, Mr Patali Champika Ranawaka and Ms Hirunika Premachandra,  architects of January 8 victory and the internal crisis in the party prevented  us making  a working arrangement with UNFGG  and however at a later stage the party engaged with civil society organizations  under   Rev Maduluwawe  Sobitha and Mr Ranil WIckramasinghe  to work towards the victory of UNFGG and its candidates with the aim of defeating Mahinda returning to power”.

“The Liberal Party hopes that the new government would create a conducive environment to enhance facilities for investments in a transparent manner within the framework of local as well as international law.   As people have rejected both totalitarian tendencies as well as policies of disharmony among various sectors in the society, The Liberal Party urges the new government to implement at least some of the features of the LLRC report published by the previous government.”

“The Liberal Party urges the government to operate a sound foreign policy as many of the western countries were not friendly towards the former government.  The party expects the government to regulate the tourist industry and encourage small and medium level enterprises to generate economic growth rather than engaging in nonproductive mega projects with aim to enlarge the image of politicians. It also points out that youth of the country should not be neglected and a comprehensive all round inclusive policy should be enacted in short and long terms to fulfill the aspirations of the youth. of the youth.”      (22.08.2015)

 

Liberals Congratulate PM and New Government

Kamal Nissanka

Secretary General of The Liberal Party Mr. Kamal Nissanka (Sri Lanka) issuing a press  statement welcomes the final result of the 2015 general election of 17th August that was held in a comparatively peaceful environment and congratulates Hon Mr.Ranil Wickremasinghe in assuming duties as the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka. It further welcomes the desire of the Sri Lankan President Mr. Maithripala Sirisena to fulfill the significant provisions of his own manifesto that was published during the prudential election period through the newly elected government.

“ In the absence of any valid Memorandum  of Understanding  between two secretaries of  UPFA and Liberal Party, the majority of the party  national committee  including  party President Ms Swarna Amaratunga, Secretary General Mr. Kamal Nissanka ,Treasurer Mr Rathnasiri Kottege, Vice President Mr. Roshan  Amaraarachchi, Deputy Secretary Mr. Ananda Stephen , Women’s Convener Ms Shalini Senanayake  and party senior Dr Newton Pieris actively supported the United National  Front for Good Governance(UNFGG) program . The Liberal Party was totally opposing the fairy tale election manifesto launched by the Mahinda Rajapakse group of the UPFA.”

The statement further states;

“Though the Liberal Party had a good understanding with President Mr Maihripala Sirisena  before the election, with the entrance of Mahinda forces to  capture power in the UPFA , the  Liberal Party had to totally abandon  any  alliance expectation with UPFA as done by Mr Rajitha Senarathne, Mr K.K.D.S Gunawardena, Mr Arjuna Ranatunga, Mr Patali Champika Ranawaka and Ms Hirunika Premachandra,  architects of January 8 victory and the internal crisis in the party prevented  us making  a working arrangement with UNFGG  and however at a later stage the party engaged with civil society organizations  under   Rev Maduluwawe  Sobitha and Mr Ranil WIckramasinghe  to work towards the victory of UNFGG and its candidates with the aim of defeating Mahinda returning to power”.

“The Liberal Party hopes that the new government would create a conducive environment to enhance facilities for investments in a transparent manner within the framework of local as well as international law.   As people have rejected both totalitarian tendencies as well as policies of disharmony among various sectors in the society, The Liberal Party urges the new government to implement at least some of the features of the LLRC report published by the previous government.”

“The Liberal Party urges the government to operate a sound foreign policy as many of the western countries were not friendly towards the former government.  The party expects the government to regulate the tourist industry and encourage small and medium level enterprises to generate economic growth rather than engaging in nonproductive mega projects with aim to enlarge the image of politicians. It also points out that youth of the country should not be neglected and a comprehensive all round inclusive policy should be enacted in short and long terms to fulfill the aspirations of the youth. of the youth.”      (22.08.2015)

 

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