Feb 14, 2019

Presidential candidate of Pohottuwa will swear in on December 09 - Basil

The Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna’s presidential candidate will take oaths as the President of Sri Lanka on the 9th of December, according to party's founder Basil Rajapaksa.

He was speaking to the media following a hearing of a case filed against him before the Matara Magistrate's Court.

Meanwhile, SLPP Polonnaruwa District Leader, MP Roshan Ranasinghe, says that a Rajapaksa is to contest for the upcoming presidential election.

He said that there was no division in the SLPP’s stand on the candidacy.

UNP's candidate will be selected in a democratic way- Navin

Meanwhile, Minister Navin Dissanayake who was opining on the upcoming presidential election said that the candidate of the new front to be set up under the leadership of the United National Party, will be elected under a democratic system.

Addressing a media briefing held in Colombo yesterday (13), the Minister said that all parties concerned would take into consideration when taking decisions.

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