A decision was made on making Mahinda Rajapaksa the chair of EOC:  Susil Premajayantha

A decision was made on making Mahinda Rajapaksa the chair of EOC: Susil Premajayantha

A decision was made on making Mahinda Rajapaksa the chair of EOC: Susil Premajayantha

Written by Tharushan Fernando

15 Jul, 2015 | 9:09 pm

The United People’s Freedom Alliance convened a press conference subsequent to the Election Operations Committee meeting.

General Secretary of the UPFA,Susil Premajayantha added that two weeks ago, the General Secretary of the Party Anura Priyadarshana Yapa, and Leader of the MEP Dinesh Gunawardena visited the President at his office and informed him of the decisions taken the day before on the nominations by the leaders of the alliance and that a decision was made on making Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa, the chair of the Elections Operation Committee and the letter on these decisions was sent to Mahinda Rajapaksa on that day

He added that there was an agreement not to release the letter dated the 3rd of July to the media and that election operations will commence after the submission of nominations and also noted that there is a constitutional way that the Central Working Committee will convene and discussions are underway on making a political decision.

General Secretary of SLFP, Anura Priyadarshana Yapa noted that a letter with signatures have been submitted from a majority of the members to call for a meeting of the Central Working Committee.

 

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