UNP ready to shoulder the responsibility of the common candidate.
The UNP stated today that it is ready to undertake the responsibility of the common candidate and face the forthcoming presidential election from a common ally that includes all opposition factions and other organizations.
UNP General Secretary Tissa Attanayake stated this when our news enquired him of his party preparation for the imminent presidential election.
He also said that the party working committee would meet next Friday in order to take a final decision about the presidential election.
Our news team also contacted the SLMC and enquired their position with regard to the imminent presidential election.
SLMC National Organizer Rafeek Rajabdeen said his party would not discuss about the SLMC position with regard to the presidential election until the election is proclaimed.
Meanwhile Media and Information minister Keheliya Rambukwella said that the UPFA does not necessarily want to prepare for an election.