The Parliament has to be converted into a Government in order to resurrect the country from the present plight, President Ranil Wickremesinghe told political party leaders who met the President last evening. The President has said that he expects the support of all the parties in Parliament to form and All-Party Government and pass the 22nd Amendment. President Wickremesinghe has also told the MPs that an Interim Budget will be presented to Parliament by September first week.
The discussions with the Sri Lanka Freedom Party and President Ranil Wickremesinghe ended on a positive note yesterday. SLFP General Secretary Dayasiri Jayasekara said that they discussed 11 proposals with the President and the discussion was fruitful. When asked what transpired at the meeting, Jayasekara said that they have discussed how to formulate the All-Party Government and many other issues in the country.