Mar 18, 2019

Prez polls : Sagala is Ranil’s campaign manager! Featured

Ranil Wickremesinghe who is preparing to contest the upcoming Presidential elections as the UNF candidate, has appointed his Chief of Staff Sagala Ratnayake as the head of his election campaign, according to ‘Sirikotha’ Headquarters sources.

The others named in the committee are Deputy Leaders Sajith Pramadasa, Ravi Karunanayake, party Secretary Akila Viraj Kariyawasam, Chairman Kabir Hashim and several others. 

The media and advertising of his campaign has been entrusted to Non Cabinet Minister Ruwan Wijewardene and Ishini Wickramasinghe.

However, Deputy Minister Nalin Bandara said that his party will not hastily name the Presidential candidate. He said this addressing the media in Kuliyapitiya.

He noted that there are several popular leaders who are eligible to contest the Presidential election, adding that the most suitable candidate would be fielded based on his popularity with the people.