A media briefing was convened in Ehaliyagoda yesterday (August 29), calling for Minister Sajith Premadasa to be named as the Candidate for the upcoming presidential election. The media briefing was convened by the Former Opposition leader of the Ehaliyagoda Pradeshiya Sabha Ruwan Kasthuriarachchi.
He noted that at present, Sajith Premadasa is the only leader who has the support of a majority of Sri Lankans, and who will protect UNP loyalists. Therefore, he added that the UNP should put forward Sajith Premadasa as their Candidate for the upcoming presidential election.
He urged the leader of the UNP, to not delay this matter any further. Kasthuriarachchi went onto note that Sajith Premadasa is the guardian of all Sri Lankans.