MP Lakshman Yapa Abayewardena says that the president will not accept the manner in which the no-confidence motion was passed. He made these remarks following a meeting of a UPFA parliamentary group last night. He stressed that former Prime Minister will not be re-appointed at circumstances. The present government will prove its majority in the house according to proper procedures. MP Lakshman Yapa Abayewardena majority of the people are not willing to see Ranil Wickremasinghe as the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka again.
- Parliamentarian Ranil Wickremasinghe pointed out that, Speaker Karu Jayasooriya acted according to the standing orders of Parliament.
- Minister Mahinda Amaraweera says the president changed the premiership of the country to stop anarchical situation during the previous government.