Hold a general election before a presidential election, We will not contest jointly with the TNA- says the SLMC
Sri Lanka Muslim Congress which is an ally of the government says that holding a general election before the presidential election will be beneficial for the government.
Its General Secretary Hassan Ali expressed this view while engaging in a discussion with our news team over the phone.
We made inquiries from the General Secretary of the SLMC regarding the discussions which are scheduled to be held between the SLMC and the TNA.
He said that even though the discussions will be held next week, they do not intend to jointly contest with the TNA during an election.