TNA to name Northern Province Chief Ministerial Candidate today

Friday, 12 July 2013 - 8:02


It is reported that a final decision regarding the Chief Ministerial Candidate of the TNA for the Northern Provincial Council will be taken today.

TNA Parliamentarian Selvam Adeikkalanadan stated that they would hold a special discussion today regarding the manner in which they would contest the forthcoming Northern Provincial Elections.

All parties representing the TNA led by its leader R Sambanthan will participate at today’s discussion.

Meanwhile, UNP General Secretary Parliamentarian Tissa Attanayake stated that their party’s national nominations board has been appointed with regard to the Northern, North Western and Central Provincial Council elections.

He stated that the Nominations Board is headed by Party leader Ranil Wickremesinghe and comprises Party General Secretary, Chairman, Assistant Leader, National Organizer, Treasurer and District Leaders.