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SLFP to boycott Cabinet

The Sri Lanka Freedom Party Central Committee yesterday decided to boycott the Cabinet meeting which is scheduled to be held today, UPFA General Secretary and Fisheries and Acquatic Resources Minister Mahinda Amaraweera said.

The Sri Lanka Freedom Party Central Committee yesterday met at President’s official residence to discuss the fate of the 16 SLFP Ministers, Deputy Ministers and State Ministers who had voted in favour of the No Confidence Motion against the Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe in Parliament on April 4. Minister Amaraweera added that the Central Committee will meet again to discuss the future of the SLFP tomorrow. The Central Committee meeting chaired by President Maithripala Sirisena started at around 7.p.m yesterday.Sources said that the CC members discussed a gamut of issues including the future of the Unity Government.