A United National Party Rally is to be held in Matara today (August 23) to welcome UNP Deputy Leader Minister Sajith Premadasa. The rally has been organized by Minister Mangala Samaraweera, who hails from Matara.
The rally is set to commence at 3 pm at the Sanath Jayasuriya Stadium.
In the runup to the rally Minister Mangala Samaraweera noted that an overwhelming majority of UNP members and alliance partners are in support of fielding Sajith Premadasa as the UNP presidential candidate. He stated that they expect an announcement naming Sajith Premadasa as candidate soon.