Leaders of ten parties affiliated to the government will convene today to discuss future steps pertaining to the decision to vest 40% of the Yugadanavi power plant in Kerawalapitiya to an American firm.
Leader of the Democratic Left Front Minister Vasudeva Nanayakkara, leader of the National Freedom Front Minister Wimal Weerawansa, leader of the Pivithuru Hela Urumaya Minister Udaya Gammanpila, General Secretary of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party State Minister Dayasiri Jayasekara and General Secretary of the Lanka Sama Samaja Party MP Prof. Tissa Vitarana will attend the talks.
General Secretary of the Communist Party of Sri Lanka Dr. G Weerasinghe, leader of the Sri Lanka Mahajana Party MP Asanka Navaratne, MP Tiran Alles, MP Gevindu Kumaratunga and MP Ven. Athuraliye Rathana thera will also attend the discussion.
The group met with Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa recently to discuss concerns surrounding the agreement that ended in a stalemate.
Accordingly, the group decided to hold a round of talks with President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, upon his return to the country from the United States.
The representatives of the government affiliated parties will also hand over a letter to the President today pertaining to their concerns.