Minister Wimal Weerawansa’s recent statement to a newspaper that the President should not be confined to the Presidential Secretariat but should be appointed to a higher post in the Sri Lanka People’s Front was made by the Secretary General of the People’s Front Sagara Kariyawasam at a media briefing held at the party office. He and several other members of parliament had stated that the Minister had no right to make such a statement and that he should apologize for the statement. Meanwhile, Minister Wimal Weerawansa addressing the media in Negombo today stated that
Minister Wimal Weerawansa made the following statement. .
”I must apologize to the nation for being one of the four or five who pioneered the launch of the Mahinda Winds from Nugegoda on February 18 to embark on a journey for President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s victory again after the defeat on January 8, 2015. Worked, won I apologize to the nation for one mistake that contributed to the abduction. ”The Minister further commented on the statement made by Mr. Sagara Kariyawasam,
“Little kids shouldn’t have to worry so much about smashing stuff.”