SLPP Chairman Prof. G. L. Pieris said that no pending cases, local or international, could stop its presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa from running for president.
The SLFP, according to the President, will reach a decision on the presidential election in the near future that will be acceptable to all stakeholders.
The Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) is interested in forming a nationalist, anti-neo liberal government that has learnt from past mistakes, SLFP General Secretary Dayasiri Jayasekara said.
SLFP parliamentarian Nimal Siripala de Silva said that SLPP had accepted the fact the presidential elections could not be won without the support of the SLFP.
The Sri Lanka Freedom Party says it will “order” Dilan Perera and S B Dissanayake to resign from their seats in Parliament.
The Sri Lanka Freedom Party and the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna are agreed on a wide variety of issues that they hope will lead to a common platform in the future, the Secretary-General of the United People’s Freedom Front Mahinda Amaraweera said today 28 Aug.
Future negotiations for an electoral alliance between the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna and the Sri Lanka Freedom Party will depend on on a deal President Maithripala Sirisena and the Opposition Leader Mahinda Rajapaksa could agree on.
The SLPP claimed today that it is in possession of proof that its presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa has successfully renounced his US citizenship.
Parliamentarian supporting Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) Lakshman Yapa Abeywardana said that UNP is not commenting on the appointment of the new Army Commander Shavendra Silva as they want to play both sides.
"If Gamini, Lalith and Premadasa had worked together our party would have never faced defeat at that time and our country would have been a Singapore by now," said Minister of Plantation Industries Navin Dissanayake