Friday, 24th September 2021

UNP to declare candidate after official announcement of presidential election

Colombo, Aug 1 (BAN/ AD): UNP led front will be declaring its candidate after the Presidential Election is officially announced. The National Democratic Front (NDF) headed by the United National Front will be formed on the 5th of this month with a group of recognized political parties and a large number of civic organizations.

At the Sugathadasa Indoor Stadium on the 5th of this month the parties and organizations affiliated to the National Democratic Front will formally sign the agreement of co-operation. Chief Executive Officer of the UNP Prasanna Shamal Senarath said the Presidential candidate will not be announced on that day.

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe will be chairing meeting of UNP Working Committee at Sirikotha party headquarters. As per sources major discussions regarding party’s future political affairs and the upcoming presidential election will be taken up.

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