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PM instructs the United National Front to prepare for the Elptiya polls

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor September 5, 2019 18:59

PM instructs the United National Front to prepare for the Elptiya polls

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe has instructed leaders of the United National Front to prepare for the Elpitiya Pradeshiya Sabha polls.

Premier Wickremasinghe returning to the island after his tour of the Maldives had a special discussion on the Elpitiya Pradeshiya Sabha polls with Bentara Elpitiya Electoral organizer Minister Gayantha Karunatilake and Minister Vajira Abeywardena. The Prime Minister has made it clear to the leaders of the United National Party and the United National Front, they should first face the Pradeshiya Sabha polls irrespective of who is to contest the Presidential election. In addition, the United National Party mentioned that discussions had also been held with UNP Chairman Minister Kabir Hashim and General Secretary Minister Akila Viraj Kariyawasam.

Meanwhile an inquiry has begun with respect to the forcible collection of signature by two State Ministers from the Parliamentarians while the Prime Minister was on a tour of the Maldives. Several Senior Ministers had apprised the Prime Minister of this incident and accordingly an inquiry has begun.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor September 5, 2019 18:59