Some Opposition members who fervently backed former President Mahinda Rajapaksa in the 2015 presidential election will support the "broad alliance" led by the United National Party (UNP) in the upcoming presidential polls, UNP MP Harshana Rajakaruna said.
The Sri Lanka Podujana Party (SLPP) will present a presidential candidate who can build a disciplined nation and ensure security to all communities, Former President and Opposition Leader Mahinda Rajapaksa said.
The United National Party (UNP) yesterday accused sections of the main Opposition of harassing minorities to make them feel unsafe in Sri Lanka under the present government.
MP Mahinda Amaraweera is warning that if the Sri Lanka Freedom Party and the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna put forward two different candidates for the Presidential elections, the United National Party is likely to win.
President Maithripala Sirisena says the 19th Amendment to the Constitution is a curse that created a government with two leaders
With the upcoming presidential elections just months away, the United National Party (UNP) is set to lay the groundwork for its election campaign starting 1 July and, as a first step, organisers will be appointed to both the UNP and the United National Front (UNF), Minister Akila Viraj Kariyawasam said.
The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) will field a candidate of its own in the upcoming presidential elections, but the party has yet to decide on whether said candidate will be from within its own ranks.
President Maithripala Sirisena is saying that the next presidential election will be held on 7 December.
Galagodaththe Gnanasara Thero and his mother met President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday and thanked him for pardoning the controversial Thero.
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