The United National Party (UNP) hosted a group of foreign envoys residing in Colombo for dinner on Wednesday, ahead of its plan to announce the presidential candidate after forming the National Democratic Front (NDF), the Daily Mirror learns.
The dinner was hosted at the residence of Minister Ravi Karunanayake in Rajamalwatte Mawatha, off Parliament Road, Battaramulla.
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe also attended the dinner. Indian High Commissioner Taranjith Singh Sandhu was also present.
In addition to Mr. Karunanayake, Minister Rajitha Senaratne also participated.
The Canadian High Commissioner, Australian Ambassador and the ambassadors of some Scandinavian countries were also among the participants. (Nimala Kodithuwakku)