Sep 30, 2019

UNP electoral organisers to Colombo today

A special meeting of all UNP electoral organisers is scheduled to take place in Colombo today (30). 

According to the party General Secretary Akila Viraj Kariyawasam, the meeting is scheduled to be held at 10.00 am at the UNP Headquarters Sirikotha.

The purpose of this meeting is to notify the party’s future plan with regard to the presidential election campaign and other matters.

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and presidential candidate Sajith Premadasa are scheduled to attend this meeting together with other senior members of the party.

Meanwhile, the UNP Convention is scheduled to be held at the Colombo Sugathadasa Indoor Stadium next Thursday (03) to formally introduce Sajith Premadasa as the presidential candidate.

Thereafter, once the nominations are handed in on October 07th, the inaugural UNP election campaign for Sajith Premadasa’s presidential campaign will kick-off at Galle Face green on October 10th.

Signing of UNP agreements scheduled for Wednesday

Meanwhile, the party leaders of all parties of the UNF supporting the candidacy of Sajith Premadasa is scheduled to sign the agreements next Wednesday.

Currently, the SLMC, JHU and Tamil Progressive Front have vouched to actively support the candidacy of Sajith Premadasa.