Senior Sri Lanka Freedom Party stalwarts who dumped their party to gather around the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna may not get a seat at the head table if Gotabaya does win.
Measures have been taken to provide special security for four main presidential candidates who are running in the upcoming presidential election, the Ministry of Law and Order said.
The MoU between SLFP and SLPP was signed this morning (10) at Sri Lanka Foundation Institute (SLFI).
The Policy statement of The National People’s Party (NPP) will be launched next week.
The SLFP is not interested in talking to any other major party beside the SLPP in forming an alliance for the coming election, MP Mahinda Amaraweera said.
UNP Parliamentarian Wijepala Hettiarachchi said that UNP would not mind getting the support of President Sirisena for the upcoming presidential election if he is willing to join them and correct his mistakes and shortcomings.
“It is a decisive battle for us,” said Prime Minister and Leader of United National Party (UNP) Ranil Wickremesinghe at the UNP organisers meeting held this morning (30 Sept) at Sirikotha
A heated argument erupted in Parliament yesterday between government and opposition MPs over an alleged handing out of jobs during an election.
Time is running out for the Sri Lanka Freedom Party and the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna to form an alliance and select a common candidate for the Presidential election according to the SLFP's Weerakumara Dissanayake.
United National Front (UNF) heavyweight and Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU) leader Champika Ranawaka said the UNF alliance should select its presidential candidate with a vote among the 106 MPs it represents in Parliament.