(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed today (01) to form a broad political alliance between the constituent parties of the United National Front (UNF) and several other political organisations and civil society groups.
The alliance will support the Presidential hopeful of the New Democratic Front (DMF) and the Deputy Leader of the United National Party (UNP), Sajith Premadasa at the forthcoming Presidential Election.
Secretaries of the UNP, All Ceylon Makkal Congress (ACMC), Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU), Tamil Progressive Alliance (TPA), and Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) also signed the MOU to form the political alliance.
Ministers Rajitha Senaratne and Arjuna Ranatunga, Parliamentarian Chathura Senaratne and former Parliamentarian Ruwan Ranatunga have also signed the agreement to support Premadasa at the Election.
Meanwhile, a number of Civil Society Activists and minor political parties have come forward to support Premadasa at the Election.
The Leader of the UNP, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, Premadasa, and former President and Patron of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP), Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga were also present during the event.