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ACPC extends support to UNF

The All Ceylon People's Congress (ACPC) led by Industry and Commerce Minister Rishad Bathiudeen is to support the United National Front (UNF) at the forthcoming Colombo Municipal Council (CMC) elections.

The ACPC and the UNP held several rounds of talks and made the decision, the Congress Colombo District Organiser Mohamed Faiz said in a press release yesterday.

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, Ministers Kabir Hashim and Malik Samarawickrema represented the UNP at the talks, while Minister Bathiudeen and Mohamed Faiz represented the ACPC.

The decision had been approved by the leadership and the ACPC Politburo.

Three ACPC members were given nomination by the UNF to contest the CMC elections. M. Subair will contest the Hulftsdorp ward, while M. Naushad will contest from the New Bazzar ward. Nilar Mohamed of the ACPC will be appointed from the UNF national list on a priority basis, the release said. 


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