Kandy, June 26 (BAN/ AD): Former minister Basil Rajapaksa has said that Gotabhaya Rajapaksa will be the SLPP’s Presidential candidate. He added that SLPP presidential candidate will be announced by Opposition Leader Mahinda Rajapaksa at the national convention on August 11.
Basil Rajapaksa was addressing Parliamentarians in Kurunegala on Tuesday where he announced the SLPP’s National Organizer said Mahinda Rajapaksa will be appointed as the Leader of the SLPP on this day. Thereafter, Mahinda Rajapaksa will nominate Gotabhaya Rajapaksa as the SLPP’s Presidential candidate.
Basil Rajapaksa urged all Parliamentarians to work hard with determination and sacrifice to win this election so that nation and all citizens will be benefitted.