Former Economic Affairs Minister Basil Rajapaksa, tasked with brokering support for Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa, met United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) Parliamentarian and former Minister Duminda Dissanayake today.
Duminda Dissanayake is said to be unhappy with working with Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa.
However following the talks held today it is understood that Duminda Dissanayake had agreed to support Mahinda Rajapaksa in Parliament.
Meanwhile, the Colombo Gazette learns that Basil Rajapaksa also had separate talks with a top United National Party (UNP) Parliamentarian.
The talks focused on obtaining the support of the UNP MP for Mahinda Rajapaksa in Parliament. (Colombo Gazette)