Prime Minister Ranil and Minister Sajith in a decisive discussion today

Sunday, 22 September 2019 - 9:18

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Another decisive discussion between UNP Leader Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and Deputy Leader Minister Sajith Premadasa is scheduled to be held today.

Discussions are to be centred around the Presidential Candidacy.

While several rounds of discussions have been held regarding the matter, Sajith Premadasa has submitted a letter to the Party Leader informing his intentions to run for President while also stating that the crisis should be resolved soon.

Meanwhile, the Jathika Hela Urumaya says that they will not agree if the presidential candidate is nominated solely through the opinion of the UNP working committee.

Issuing a communiqué the party said that steps should be taken to gather the parliamentarians of the United National Front without any further delay and elect the presidential candidate.

Meanwhile, Minister Lakshman Kiriella speaking to Media in Kandy yesterday said that the UNP Working Committee will decide on the candidate.


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