‘Public main stakeholder in governance’

2019-08-12 at 18:50

Deputy Leader of the United National Party Minister Sajith Premadasa says when state power is being enforced, the main stakeholders should be the public.

Speaking at a special function at the Wills Grounds in Badulla organised for the Deputy Leader, the Minister said when governing a country and in order to witness rapid development, the tasks required to witness such progress requires a skilled, talented, knowledgeable, intellectual and creative person.

Minister Premadasa noted the most talented and skilled person should accordingly be granted governance.

Meanwhile Minister Ranjith Madduma Bandara who was also present at the event said by the time the Presidential Election is called, all parties will rally together to elect a new UNP President.

The Minister said the United People’s Freedom Alliance, the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna and the Sri Lanka Freedom Party remain divided.

The UNP however he said will take over power like they did in 2015.