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SLFP decided to support RANIL LED GOVT

The Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) has reportedly decided to support the government led by new Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe. Accordingly, a letter has also been forwarded to the Prime Minister in this regard, sources claimed.

There was a split within the SLFP over support for the government, where some members were believed to have ignored the views of the party leadership, signaling that there were ready to support Wickremesinghe.

 Badulla District MP Chamara Sampath Dasanayake had openly acknowledged this. In the backdrop, the Party has decided to back the new government and accept posts as one without letting the SLFP being submitted to any divisions, according to sources.