Tuesday, June 2, 2009

Leaders who helped forgotten:UNP

By Yohan Perera

(DM)The main opposition UNP yesterday blamed the government for failing to give credit to its own Prime Minister Ratnasiri Wickramanayake, senior presidential advisor Basil Rajapaksa and the many others who had played a vital role in defeating the LTTE, and achieving this historic victory.

UNP member Akila Viraj Kariyawasam told a news conference the government had destroyed the very essence of this victory against the Tigers by attempting to showcase it as a victory of one political party. Full text