PM, Sajith to meet UNF leaders to decide on candidate

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  • Ministers Ranjith Madduma Bandara, Malik Samarawickrama and Kabir Hashim accompanied Mr. Premadasa
  • Dr Rajitha Senaratne and Dinesh Weerakkody were with the PM
  • Results of the meeting will be known in a few days time

 

By Yohan Perera and Kelum Bandara 

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and UNP Deputy Leader Sajith Premadasa who met at Temple Trees last night had agreed to meet the constituent parties of the UNF and discuss about the candidature of the UNP led alliance at the next presidential elections, informed sources said.   

Sources said a meeting will be held in few days time between the UNP seniors and the constituent parties of the UNF though a date is not fixed.   


Meanwhile Mr. Premadasa told journalists after the meeting that the meeting with the party leader ended on a positive note and results of it will be known in a few days time. Ministers Ranjith Madduma Bandara, Malik Samarawickrama and Kabir Hashim accompanied Mr. Premadasa and Dr Rajitha Senaratne and Dinesh Weerakkody were with Mr. Wickremesinghe at the talks. Minister Madduma Bandara told Daily Mirror that talks were positive. Asked whether it was agreed to nominate Mr. Premadasa as  the presidential candidate, he , however, said there were steps to be  discussed further. He said the party would field the most formidable candidate with the blessings of the likeminded parties. Attempts to get the version of the faction which is loyal to the Prime Minister were unsuccessful.  

 

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