CWC leader Arumugam Thondaman met President Chandrika Kumaratunga yesterday at President`s House for a decisive discussion.
Sources said that on inquiry as to when Mr. Thondaman would get his ministerial portfolio, the President had said he would get it at the next Cabinet reshuffle. The President had also hinted that the CWC leader would get a portfolio on the subjects of Urban Development and Civil Aviation.
President Kumaratunga requested the entire CWC parliamentary group to sit with the government, the sources said. At present only those who hold ministerial and deputy ministerial portfolios sit with the government while the other four sit with the Opposition.