Must hold PC polls before presidential election – SLFP Central Committee

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The Central Committee of Sri Lanka Freedom Party meeting has decided that the Provincial Council election must be held before the presidential election.

The SLFP Central Committee meeting chaired by President Maithripala Sirisena was held yesterday (24).

Speaking to the media following the meeting, General Secretary of SLFP Parliamentarian Dayasiri Jayasekara stated that they intend to Supreme Court be sought if the presidential election can be held before the PC elections and expedite measures to hold the PC elections at the earliest possible.

MP Jayasekara added that the Central Committee has assigned the party’s chairman President Sirisena to discuss the formation of a new alliance with Leader of Opposition Mahinda Rajapaksa and to reach a conclusion on the matter.