Opposition leader Ranil Wickramasinghe states that the United National Party
is not a party which fosters racism.
The opposition leader states that the united national party was established with the cooperation & representation of all parties.
Wickramasinghe added that the successive leaders of the UNP had continued nurturing this philosophy.
He also noted that the official anthem of the UNP which was created during the bygone era of late President Ranasinghe Premadasa had been composed in all 3 languages.
The opposition leader also stressed that those who do not travel along the foot steps of the UNP's predecessors could not be considered the sons of the United National Party.
The opposition leader is currently on a tour engaging the Northern Province.
These views were expressed during his visits to the islands of Delft & Nagadeepa.
An epistle containing the woes of delft residents were handed over to the opposition leader during his tour to the islands today.