Maithripala Sirisena | Mahinda Rajapaksa

Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa today said his reply to President Maithripala Sirisena’s speech yesterday would be given on August 17.

Rajapaksa had made the remark when queried about the statement made by President Sirisena that Mahinda Rajapaksa would politically lose the upcoming General Election. “We shall see about it on August 17” Rajapaksa had stated.

The former President had made the remark when he arrived at the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) Headquarters this morning to attend the party leaders’ meeting of the United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA).