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* Sri Lankan Minister to end unofficial cabinet boycott
Sun, Jun 8, 2014, 11:43 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

June 08, Colombo: Sources close to Sri Lanka ruling coalition party National Freedom Front (NFF) says that the Wimal Weerawansa Minister of Construction, Engineering Services, Housing and Common Amenities may end his undeclared boycott of cabinet meetings this week.

He is expected to participate in the cabinet meeting this week.

Weerawansa, the leader of NFF has set forth 12 proposals to the government hierarchy and expects a positive response.

His party blamed the government for taking some party members to the ruling Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) to upset the NFF.

An NFF Uva Provincial Councilor joined the SLFP and another member joined the United National Party. On June03, Western Provincial Council NFF Team Leader and a Pradeshiya Sabha member of the Kalutara District had said that they would be joining the SLFP.

The NFF claimed the Minister of Economic Development, Basil Rajapaksa was behind the attempts to lure NFF members to join the SLFP.

After criticizing the government, Minister Weerawansa has not participated in five consecutive cabinet meetings.

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