Sep 14, 2019

Sajith to meet party leaders tonight!

A special meeting is scheduled to take place today between the UNP Deputy Leader Sajith Premadasa and the leaders of the parties in the UNF coalition.

The meeting is scheduled to take place at the residence of a senior UNP member tonight, according to political sources.

The meeting will focus mainly on the presidential candidacy and Sajith Premadasa’s nomination.

Meanwhile, the Ravaya newspaper reported that Sajith Premadasa has the backing of all other party leaders except Health Minister Dr. Rajitha

Accordingly, the parties headed by Rauff Hakeem, Mano Ganesan, Rishad Bathiudeen, P. Digamparam, P. Radhakrishnan and also the Hela Urumaya led by Patali Champika Ranawaka is said to be in support of Sajith Premadasa
being the presidential candidate of the UNF.

It is also reported that Minister Arjuna Ranatunge is also in support of Sajith being nominated.