UNP Parliamentarian Dr. Jayalath Jayawardena did participate in the conference of the Tiger loyalists. Dr. Wckramabahu Karunaratne revealed that both of them had been participating in such discussions for a long period.
Dr. Karunaratne said that he and Jayalath Jayawardena had addressed such meetings for a long period. His stand is that the Tamil civilians should be given their rights. As such, they meet together. A major discussion was held at this meeting. Dr. Jayawardena supported the views he expressed at this meeting. He pointed out that both of them did not travel together but met at this meeting. He displayed to the media the photograph both of them posed with others including Roger, a Secretary of the UNP.