The Joint Opposition (JO) parliamentary group members are divided on the no-faith motion against Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe. There were heated arguments at the JO’s parliamentary group meeting yesterday.
Parliament sources said dissenting views had been expressed by the JO members over submitting the NCM.
UNF ministers, state ministers, deputy ministers and parliamentarians, at a meeting with Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe in the chair, unanimously decided to confront and counter the JO-sponsored no-confidence motion against him, Cabinet Spokesman and Minister, Gayantha Karunatilaka said.
He said State Ministers Wasantha Senanayake and Palitha Range Bandara had also agreed to the decision arrived at and would vote against the motion if it was presented in Parliament.