Which election - Presidential or General ?:
Govt to decide in due course
Delegates want Presidential poll:
President Mahinda Rajapaksa addressing the annual
National Convention of the SLFP at the Khettarama Stadium yesterday
evening noted that the Government would decide in due course what
election should be held first. When the President inquired from
around 100,000 SLFP members who had filled the Khettrama, whether
they wanted a Presidential or a Parliamentary election first, the
overwhelming response was - a Presidential poll.
No show by SB
UNP National Organiser and Central Provincial
Council Opposition Leader S. B. Dissanayake was a noticeable
absentee at the presentation ceremony of the United National
Alliance (UNA) policy frame-work at Malwatte and Asigiriya Chapters
in Kandy on Saturday.