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NewsText: No Confidence Motion Against PM Ranil Wickremasinghe

Text: No Confidence Motion Against PM Ranil Wickremasinghe


Whereas the Hon. Ranil Wickremasinghe, Prime Minister performing the functions of the Office of Prime Minister without enquiring the consent of the majority in Parliament in contravention of the Constitution of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka,

And whereas depriving a large number of persons employed in many large and small scale development projects of their means of livelihood and self-employment by suspending such projects;

And whereas politicizing the Sri Lanka Police in a serious manner for inflicting political victimization and intimidation, in contravention of the Police Ordinance;

And whereas creating a crisis in terms of cost of living by not granting government certified prices for tea, rubber and paddy and the escalation of prices of food items essential for the life of the community;

And whereas appointing a person who is not a citizen of Sri Lanka and has renounced his allegiance and devotion to Sri Lanka by way of the pledge he has given to a foreign country to the office of Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka, the post which bears foremost responsibility for the handling of the whole financial system of Sri Lanka;

And whereas being responsible for the largest financial fraud to have occurred in the history of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka by the controversial Treasury Bonds issue and for the consequent financial loss to Sri Lanka that continues in a manner unbearable to the country;

And whereas damaging severely the international relations with the countries and governments that extended maximum friendship and support to the country in times of difficulty, through the arbitrary and short-sighted action followed in respect of such countries and governments;

And whereas implementing fiscal policies in a manner that discourages the private sector, which makes a high contribution to Sri Lanka’s economic development process; That this Parliament resolves that it has no confidence on the Hon. Ranil Wickremesinghe, Prime Minister in his ability as functioning as the Prime Minister in the said Office.

Read the Motion with signatures as a PDF  NO Confidence Motion against PM Ranil W.

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