Govt. dragged the country backwards – MR

2019-06-12 at 17:20

Leader of the Opposition Mahinda Rajapaksa says the disorderly governance of the present government has dragged the country backwards adding that the present administration has disregarded the plight of the people.

Speaking to reporters following an event in Colombo, Opposition Leader Rajapaksa noted that the country is in a crisis following the Easter Sunday attacks.

Commenting on the process of the Special Parliamentary Select Committee appointed to probe the Easter Sunday attacks, the Opposition Leader also said he cannot condone the actions of the members and stressed that intelligence processes should not be exposed through such investigations.

Leader of the Opposition Mahinda Rajapaksa also said that he disagrees with the decision by a group of Muslim Ministers to resign from their respective portfolios last week.