SLPP Delegation led by National Organizer Basil Rajapaksa Meets President Wickremesinghe and Requests him to Facilitate Former President Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s safe Return to Sri Lanka :assures party’s fullest support to Ranil’s endeavours to ensure the recovery of Sri Lanka’s economy.

The Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna says it has requested President Ranil Wickremesinghe to facilitate the safe return of former President Gotabaya Rajapaksa back to Sri Lanka.

The SLPP said the request was made during a meeting between representatives of the SLPP and the President held on Thursday at the Presidential Secretariat.

According to the SLPP, the party’s national organiser former Minister Basil Rajapaksa had assured the President of their fullest support in his endeavours to ensure the recovery of Sri Lanka’s economy. In a release, the SLPP said Rajapaksa had stressed to the President that this was the party’s main request.

At the meeting, the SLPP was represented by Prasanna Ranatunga, Sagara Kariyawasam, Rohitha Abeygunawardena, Johnston Fernando, and Pavitra Wanniarachchi, Namal Rajapaksa and Sanjeeva Edirimanna while Sagala Ratnayake, Vajira Abeywardena, Ruwan Wijaywardena and Shamal Senarath were also in attendance.

Former Ambassador of Sri Lanka to Russia Udayanga Weeratunga, this week told the media that former President Gotabaya Rajapaksa is set to return on 24 August. Gotabaya Rajapaksa is currently in Thailand after moving there from Singapore on 11 August.

Courtesy:Daily FT