Mr. Wimal Weerawanse, Member of the Executive Committee of PNM and Member of Parliament addressing the convention said the UNP government during its tenure of two years had dragged the country to the brink of disaster by betraying it economically, politically and culturally to foreigners.
If the UNP
was allowed to continue their regime for the rest of their period of five years they would have betrayed the country to LTTE terrorists and complete their tenure by getting a seat in the UNO for the terrorists.
came forward at this juncture to drive away the UNP
and protect the Motherland from the vicious clutches of the terrorists said Mr. Weerawanse
Defeating the puppet regime of pro-imperialist Ranil Wickremasinghe was a victory for the patriotic forces said Mr.Weerawanse.
Establishing a Government of patriotic forces on the 2nd of April to fulfill the aspirations of the masses by driving away the traitors who had capitulated to the imperialists and putting forward a policy statement without any mention of a federal element of devolution of power are the victories of patriotic forces added Mr. Weerawanse
, as a strong mass movement, taught Ranil Wickremasinghe, a shrewd campaigner politically, a lesson for trying to rule without fulfilling the wishes of the masses said Mr.Weerawanse adding that the National Movement of this country, which gives leadership to PNM
, is ready to teach the same lesson to anyone who would try to follow the footpath of Wickremasinghe and his
The Convention was also addressed by Executive Committee Members of PNM Ven.