Rajapaksa and UPFA members hold meeting

wimal-mahindaFormer President Mahinda Rajapaksa and United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) members met late this evening following the announcement that the UPFA had agreed to give nominations to Rajapaksa to contest the Parliament election.

The meeting took place at Western Province Chief Minister Prasanna Ranatunga’s residence.

Sources who were at the meeting told the Colombo Gazette that the UPFA members thanked President Maithripala Sirisena for agreeing to give Rajapaksa nominations.

The UPFA members also pledged to defeat the United National Party (UNP) at the August 17 Parliament election. (Colombo Gazette)


  1. Sri lanka need a brave leader, otherwise US and US will take upper hand as they think Sri Lanka is still a colony for them. Thanks UPFA for taking the right decision.

  2. Mahianda is best candidature of United Front Alliance to protected democracy, sovereignty and Unitary state in Sri lanka.
    He was tested leader of Sri lanka by his past act of governances of democracy.

    We want to safeguard Democracy is most priority of ours national agenda of Political norms of Island.,

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