President a non-runner for second term? Party not informed yet

President Maithripala Sirisena has not informed the Party that he has no plans to contest for a second term, even though there were media reports attesting so, United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) General Secretary Mahinda Amaraweera insisted today (5).

MP Amaraweera also said that Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) would resolve the issue regarding its Presidential candidate by the end of this month.

Responding to a question regarding the SLFP’s Presidential Candidate at a press conference held at the Party headquarters today (5), he said that the UPFA and the SLFP would arrive at a final decision at the end of discussions between them.

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