Key SLFP members expected to resign, MR opens his doors

Key Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) members are expected to resign from the Government in the wake of the thumping defeat at the Local Government elections.

SLFP sources said that once the final results are officially announced the SLFP members will indicate their intention to resign from the Government.

Sources said that at least seven SLFP members have now indicated they will step down from their Ministerial positions.

Meanwhile former President Mahinda Rajapaksa said that he has opened his doors and will accept anyone ready to work with him.

When asked by Colombo Gazette if he will invite SLFP members to join him following the the SLPP win, Rajapaksa said that the doors of his party will be open.

Rajapaksa said that he had no grudge towards anyone and will work with those willing to work with him in the best interest of the country. (Colombo Gazette)

By Ashanthi Warunasuriya