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Ranil claims UNP factions had foreign funding

[The Sunday Leader.lk, Tuesday, 20 December 2011 09:43 No Comment]

6-ranil-150x150 Re-elected opposition and UNP leader Ranil Wickremesingha claims some UNP members obtained funds from foreign embassies for the campaign to oust him from the party leadership.

Speaking to the media in Colombo today, Wickremesingha said he has written to some Foreign Embassies in Colombo expressing his concerns over the issue.

Meanwhile Wickremesingha also accused some private media institutions of carrying out a campaign against him.

He urged the public not to watch a certain private TV station and added that he will be making a special statement in parliament about some private media institutions.

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