President Maithripala for 2020 presidential candidacy again – SLFP Ministers decide

Monday, 09 January 2017 - 8:02


The SLFP Ministers have unanimously decided to put forward President Maithripala Sirisena as the SLFP’s presidential candidate in 2020.

A senior SLFP Minister told our news team that the decision was taken at the weekly meeting held last Tuesday with the participation of SLFP Ministers.

At this meeting the Ministers had also consulted the President with regard to it.

However reports say that the President had not given his response to the matter.

The senior SLFP Minister also said that at this meeting the President’s plans for the 2017 had also been presented.


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