UNP deputy leader Sajith Premadasa has written to PM Wickremesnghe seeking a secret ballot from among the party's Working Committee and Parliamentary Group.
The UNP urged the President today to investigate the Lotus Tower corruption scandal he publicly revealed at the tower’s grand opening ceremony yesterday.
An organised effort is underway to portray a nonexistent conflict within the UNP, the party's General Secretary Akila Viraj Kariyawasam said.
In his second appearance before a Presidential Commission, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe testified before the Presidential Commission of Inquiry (PCoI) probing government corruption this morning.
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.
Talks between UNP leader Ranil Wickremesinghe and deputy leader Sajith Premadasa ended on a positive note last night, but the final decision remains unclear.
The UNP's top two presidential hopefuls are likely to reach a compromise today, as they meet for a crucial discussion at 6pm at Temple Trees.
The state-run Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation was brought under the purview of the Ministry of Defence today.
United National Party (UNP) Deputy Leader Sajith Premadasa yesterday said he expected to be named the party's presidential candidate with the blessings of party leader Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and Speaker Karu Jayasuriya.
rliament was adjourned until 17 September today citing a low turnout of Government MPs, forcing the day's sittings to end at 11.45am.