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Selection of Presidential candidate UNP to work out criterion

15 Aug 2019 - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}      




  • Special meeting attended by prominent party leaders
  • Disputed areas to receive special attention 



By Kelum Bandara

The leaders of the United National Party (UNP) and its alliance partners have agreed to work out a criterion for the selection of their presidential candidate, Daily Mirror learns.   

There was a special meeting attended by its leader Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, Deputy Leader Minister Sajith Premadasa, Ministers Ravi Karunanayake, Rauff Hakeem, Mano Ganeshan, Navin Dissanayake and Akila Viraj Kariyawasam.   

According to a Minister who attended it, there is agreement on most of the disputed areas as far as the formation of the National Democratic Front (NDF) is concerned.