SL minister joins Fonseka

[TamilNet, Friday, 15 January 2010, 09:47 GMT]
Cegu Issadeen, a non-cabinet minister in the government led by the Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa and one of the leaders of the National Unity Alliance (NUA) Friday morning rejoined the Sri Lanka Muslim Congress, extending his support to retired Sri Lankan General Sarath Fonseka in the upcoming Presidential Elections.

Mr. Cegu Isadeen, one of the leaders of the National Unity Alliance (NUA), told media in Colombo Friday morning that he met Sri Lanka Muslim congress Leader Rauff Hakeem and decided to rejoin the SLMC.

The NUA leader is another cabinet minister in UPFA government Ms Ferial Ashraff, wife of late Mr.M.H.M.Ashraff, founder leader of the SLMC and NUA.

He also said that he is going to tender his resignation to the SL President on Sunday.

Cegu Isadeen is to address first election meeting in support of Fonseka on Monday in Akkaraippattu.

 

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