Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe states that a general election may be held in the year 2014.
Calling upon party members at a meeting which is currently being held at party headquarters Sirikotha, Wickremesinghe requested of party zealots to prepare in advance.
UNP provincial councillor who were elected during the recent provincial polls
are also said to be amongst those present at the location.
Wickremesinghe went on to say that since the party was able to garner more votes during the recent provincial election compared to its performance during previous polls, the UNP may well be able to emerge victorious if existing shortcomings are addressed.