Minister Dew Guansekera has said that it was the President’s leadership and not the executive which contributed to uniting and building the country.
The Minister pointed out that some claim that the war was ended due to the executive presidency. Rejecting these claims, he queried if so whether Ranasinghe Premadasa or Chandirka Kumaratunga were able to end the war, He emphasized that President Rajapaksa succeeded in doing so not because of the Executive but due to his prudent leadership.
The Minister was addressing the 67th Anniversary of the Communist Party of Sri Lanka. The event was held in Borella. Many Parliamentarians and Senior Members of the Communist Party were present.