The National Democratic Alliance (NDF) will be formed soon and a candidate will be named shortly, Prime Minister Rani Wickremesighe said on Saturday.
“We have chosen a candidate in line with our policies and we will name him at the right time,” the Prime Minister said.
Speaking during the launch of Bogambara Cultural Centre in Kandy, the Prime Minister said the NDF will be formed shortly as an agreement has been reached among the allies of NDF on the constitution of the proposed alliance.
“We will form the NDF shortly and will select a suitable candidate for the presidency in line with our agreed policies,” he said. (Yohan Perera and J.A.L. Jayasinghe)