Minister and the Leader of the Tamil Progressive Alliance (TPA) Mano Ganesan said that he is not ready to go to the cemetery with the United National Party (UNP) if they do not take a correct decision.
The rally organised by Minister Harin Fernando under the theme Sajith Enawa will be held today (12) at 3:00 p.m. at the Badulla Municipal Grounds with the participation of the UNP Deputy Leader Sajith Premadasa, to announce Sajith Premadasa as the UNP Presidential Candidate.
Nandasena Gotabaya Rajapaksa, who was a livewire in Sri Lanka’s military campaign to end a long civil war but faces allegations of human rights violations, was nominated Sunday as the opposition’s candidate for the presidential election scheduled for later this year.
Opposition Leader Mahinda Rajapaksa is expected to announce the long awaited presidential aspirant of the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) after formally taking over the party’s leadership at today’s maiden national convention in Colombo.
Sri Lankans, angered by the government’s inability to prevent the Easter Sunday terror attacks that killed more than 250 people, want a strongman back in power who can guarantee their safety and bring back economic growth.
Sri Lanka could lose access to global debt markets if a new government shifts away from the country’s current fiscal policy that’s aimed at shoring up the economy and managing inflation, a central bank official said on Friday.