The UNP Working Committee today named Minister Sajith Premadasa as the United National Party’s presidential candidate.
At a press conference after the Working Committee meeting, Sajith Premadasa stated that he would contest for the upcoming presidential election with the ‘Swan’ symbol.
Sajith Premadasa said that the broad alliance would allow all forces that accept the policies they believe in.
Minister Sajith Premadasa added that he will come to the Presidential battle with the ‘Swan’ symbol as the final decision of today’s talks.
A meeting between senior leaders of the United National Party (UNP) and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe was held this morning at Temple Trees.
Party Deputy Leader Sajith Premadasa, Deputy Leader Ravi Karunanayake, Party General Secretary Akila Viraj Kariyawasam, its Chairman Kabir Hashim, Rajitha Senaratne, Ranjith Madduma Bandara and Naveen Dissanayake were among those who attended the meeting.