Presidential candidate of the proposed alliance to be decided by UNP

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An agreement has been reached at a meeting with the coalition parties to form the coalition following the nomination of the presidential candidate of the United National Party (UNP).

The discussion was held today (17) at the official residence of Minister of Health Rajitha Senaratne.

However, Deputy Leader of the UNP Sajith Premadasa says he will definitely contest at the upcoming Presidential election.

Several Ministers including UNP Deputy Leader Sajith Premadasa, General Secretary Akila Viraj Kariyawasam, Mangala Samaraweera, Kabir Hashim, Naveen Dissanayake, and Mano Ganesan participated in the discussion.

The focus of the discussion had been on three main points: the Constitution of the Democratic National Front, the date of the formation of the alliance, and the nomination of the candidate on the same day the alliance is formed.