MR says SLPP gave him authority to select Presidential Candidate | Daily News

MR says SLPP gave him authority to select Presidential Candidate

Opposition Leader Mahinda Rajapaksa said that the leaders of the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) have given him the authority of selecting its Presidential Candidate.

Rajapaksa said the party would field a candidate who can create a disciplined country while ensuring national security. “This candidate would also ensure the security of people of all communities,” he said

Speaking at a meeting held at the SLPP office in Battarmulla, he said he said that the government was focusing on the provincial council election when the Presidential Election is round the corner, adding that he felt there was an ulterior motive behind it. He said the the SLPP was confident of victory at any election.


 

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