Ranil’s pledge to TNA
MP Sarath Fonseka and TNA MP D. Siddarthan spoke to the media about the discussions held with Ranil Wickremesinghe regarding the requests they have made if he is appointed as the Prime Minister.
MP Sarath Fonseka states that the UNP agreed on few key points with TNA. He stated that they have agreed that Sri Lanka will function as a unitary state and that Buddhism will continue to be preserved. He stated that they also agreed that the North and the East will be developed.
MP D. Siddarthan stated that they have asked for a written pledge from Ranil that the constitution will be amended, that the political prisoners will be released and that the land will be released. He stated that they requested for the land under the Wildlife and Archaeology Act be returned. He also stated that they requested international judges under the UNHRC 30/1 resolution.