(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – The United National Party (UNP) Deputy Leader Sajith Premadasa has placed the cash deposit to contest the Presidential election as the New Democratic Front (UNF) candidate under the Swan symbol.
State Ministers Ajith P Perera and Sujeewa Senasinghe and Secretary to the New Democratic Front Mrs. Sharmila Perera have participated in the occasion.
A number of parties supporting the United National Front have joined together to form the New Democratic Front led by the UNP. Accordingly, Sajith Premadasa was unanimously selected as the Presidential candidate yesterday at the United National Party’s special convention.
So far, 22 candidates have placed their deposits to contest for the presidential election on November 16.