Sajith to meet President Wickremesinghe today for key discussion

Sajith Premadasa, the leader of the Samagi Jana Balawegaya will meet President Ranil Wickremesinghe today evening to discuss the implementation of a national all party program. 

The President's Media Division on 20 July confirmed President Wickremesinghe had extended an invitation to all parties to hold talks. In the invitation Wickremesinghe said initial plans required to implement a systematic economic reform programme are being formulated, while preliminary measures are also being undertaken for the creation of economic stability.

In a letter to President Ranil Wickremesinghe, leader of the Samagi Jana Balawegaya Sajith Premadasa on Wednesday agreed to meet the former on 5 August to discuss the implementation of an all-party program. 

In his letter, Premadasa said that he accepts President Wickremesinghe's invitation for a dialogue on the next steps, including the 19th constitutional amendment and the re-introduction of the parliamentary oversight committee system, to find solutions to the country's economic and social crises. 

“The economic, political and social crisis in our motherland must be brought to an end and the necessary measures should be taken urgently to restore people's lives,” he said.