Mahinda Rajapaksa sends reply to President Maithripala’s letter
Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa has replied to the letter sent by President Maithripala Sirisena. Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa says that he rejects the baseless criticism levelled on the information received by a third party.
Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa states that he left the Temple Trees in the wee hours of January 9 and handed over the post of Chairman of the Party to President Maithripala Sirisena, taking in to account a request made by Sirisena and a decision taken subsequently.
Former President Rajapaksa states that he entered active politics once again in February based on the request made by the majority of the supporters.
Former President Rajapaksa states in the letter that he anticipates President Maithripala Sirisena to repect the public mandate following the general elections, as done by him on January 9 this year.
Letter via Mahinda Rajapaksa media Unit