The Illangai Thamil Arasu Katchi (ITAK) has decided to back Sajith Premadasa at the Presidential election.
The decision was taken when ITAK members met today.
ITAK is the main partner in the Tamil National Alliance.
The TNA as an alliance has not yet decided who it will support.
ITAK feels Premadasa has taken into concideration some of the proposals made by ITAK in his election manifesto.