JHU, TPA, SLMC confirm backing for new alliance

The Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU), the Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) and the Tamil Progressive Alliance (TPA) today confirmed their backing for the new alliance led by United National Party (UNP) Deputy Leader Sajith Premadasa.

In a joint media statement, the three political parties said that they agree with the UNP Working Committee decision to form a new alliance led by the UNP with Premadasa as the leader and Prime Ministerial candidate.

The JHU led by Patali Champika Ranawaka, SLMC led by Rauff Hakeem and TPA led by Mano Ganesan said that they will help form a new Government led by Premadasa.

The three political parties said that the will look to defeat the current Government at the Parliamentary election and establish a stable Government.