SLFP will support President Ranil – Former President
Former President and Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) leader Maithripala Sirisena said that it is apparent that the new President is trying to recover the country from the prevailing economic situation and added his Party will extend support for that.
He told journalists after a meeting at the SLFP headquarters that however he will not take any positions in an All-Party Government even if the SLFP decides to extend support.
Emphasising the need for unity among political parties he stated that the SLFP would extend their support for the government to implement its policies toward economic recovery. He also said during his tenure as the President, the country and the people did not face such harsh socio-economic conditions as the what the people are experiencing now.