Sajith declines President’s invite again – SJB

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Opposition Leader Sajith Premadasa has turned down President Ranil Wickremesinghe’s invitation to join the Government.

According to the Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB) sources, a meeting between the President and the party’s representatives took place yesterday (22).  The President invited the SJB to join the Government. But Premadasa turned down the invitation saying that the party will support the Government for its progressive programmes while being in the Opposition.  SJB General Secretary Ranjith Maddumabandara said that too minister posts are a burden to the country and the party does not want to be a part of that.

By Nirmani Gunaratne