SLFP and SLPP alliance discussions to conclude before September 3rd

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A new member has been appointed to the team from the SLFP holding discussions on forming an alliance with the SLPP.

General Secretary of the United People’s Freedom Alliance Mahinda Amaraweera said that he has been appointed to the team representing the SLFP which also includes General Secretary of the SLFP Dayasiri Jayasekera, and UPFA parliamentarians Lasantha Alagiyawanna.

Basil Rajapaksa has been appointed as the leader of the team representing the SLPP at the discussions which include MPs Dallas Alahaperuma and Chairman of the SLPP G.L. Pieris. Discussions between the two parties are due to be held next Tuesday at the office of the opposition leader.

Mahinda Amaraweera said that discussions on forming an alliance between the two parties are due to conclude before the 3rd of next month.