Jaffna, Aug 12 (BAN/ AD): Minister Sajith Premadasa has said that he will contest for Presidency without fail. He currently is Housing, Construction and Cultural Affairs Minister. On Sunday he made this announcement that he expects the support of people in the country by and large.
After opening the ‘Se-Dasungama’ – 246th model village in Demategama, Thirappane of Anuradhapura District under the Gam Udawa programme, the minister was responding to a query directed at him by someone in the audience. He said, “I am ready to contest the forthcoming Presidential Election. I need the support of the Rajarata people. I am ready to dawn a new era for the country after winning the election if the support of all the people in the country is ensured for me”.
He expressed his gratitude towards his supporters. Other prominent people present at event were Women, Child Affairs and Dry Zone Development Minister Chandrani Bandara, UNP MP Chandima Gamage and UNP organiser for Mihintale Sanjeewa Seneviratne participated.