Minister Hemakumara Nanayakkara
The UNP-D heavyweight, Minister of Agriculture, Hemakumara Nanayakkara
said that their coalition would last for the next 10-years and they joined the government unconditionally as their members intended to share their knowledge and experience to develop the country."The seventeen members of our group are very strong, intelligent, educated and seasoned politicians.They are like the rock of Sigiriya in the government", he
said.Minister Nanayakkara said that lots of senior UNPers were frustrated now as they had realised that their leader Ranil Wickremesignhe could never lead them to victory.
is cracking up now and we see an eruption within the party", he
said. According to Minister Nanayakkara, the Opposition Leader's nonsensical utterances have caused a tremendous negative impact on the party.
clings on to the day-to-day affairs for his
survival and he
does not think nationally.It is unfortunate that he
has become a laughing stock and he
is responsible for weakening the UNP
claimed. 'We are with the government.'