True image of JO revealed- Appuhami

2019-03-14 at 15:06

The United National Party says the true image of the Joint Opposition was revealed during the vote during on the second reading of the 2019 Budget.

Speaking at a media briefing at the party headquarters Sirikotha Parliamentarian Hector Appuhami said the Joint Opposition had the support of only 71 Parliamentarians.

The Parliamentarian meanwhile charged that Opposition Leader Mahinda Rajapaksa and MP Namal Rajapaksa sent a message to the TNA during the end of November, inviting them to establish a government and promised to release Tamil political prisoners.

MP Appuhami stressed the Opposition faction led by MP Mahinda Rajapaksa thought that together with the TNA they will be seen as a political faction volunteering for reconciliation and a faction that protects democracy.