UPFA confident of governing the East

The United Peoples Freedom Alliance (UPFA) is confident of governing the eastern province, Media Minister Keheliya Rambukwella said today.

He said that the UPFA will establish provincial council administrations in all three provinces including the eastern province.

The minister said this while speaking to the media at the weekly cabinet press briefing today.

Both the government and the opposition are banking on the support of the Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) to obtain a majority to form the government in the eastern province.