UPFA informs MR ready to form Government without Ranil

The United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) has informed former President Mahinda Rajapaksa that they are prepared to form a Government without Ranil Wickremesinghe as Prime Minister.

UPFA Parliamentarian and Minister Susil Premajayantha had communicated the UPFA position to Rajapaksa.

The latest development comes as a political crisis continued despite earlier claims that the both the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) and the United National Party (UNP) had decided to continue with the unity Government. (Colombo Gazette)