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* MP of Sri Lankan government coalition party in fruitful discussions with main opposition
Fri, Jul 11, 2014, 10:10 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

July 11, Colombo: Athuraliye Rathana Thero, the leader of the Pivithuru Hetak National Movement of Sri Lanka and a parliamentarian of the government coalition party Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU) said that the discussions his party members had with the opposition United National Party (UNP) was successful.

The monk legislator further stated that the discussions shed a light in the attempt to bring the country into the right path.

Several representatives of the Pivithuru Hetak National Movement participated in the discussions with the UNP held in the party headquarters Sirikotha yesterday.

The document prepared by the movement to initiate a dialogue was the basis for the discussion between the two parties.

UNP leadership council chairman Karu Jayasuriya, MP Wijedasa Rajapakshe and Thilak Marapona participated in the discussions along with the UNP and Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremasinghe.

Wickremasinghe said at the end of the discussion that an alternative to the executive presidency needed to be discussed.

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