Sajith another candidate for President – Mujibur

Sajith another candidate for President – Mujibur

Sajith another candidate for President – Mujibur

Written by Amani Nilar

15 Jul, 2022 | 7:15 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st); Samagi Jana Balawegaya MP Mujibur Rahuman says that Opposition Leader Sajith Premadasa is likely candidate for President, for the election in Parliament that will take place next week.

Speaking to media, MP Rahuman said that in view of the current crisis, it is necessary to appoint an MP who can command the a majority within the Parliament.

The Samagi Jana Balavegaya Alliance held a meeting at the Opposition Leader’s office today (15) to engage in a dicussion with regard to the future steps to be taken with regard to the political situation in the country.

MP Dullas Alahapperuma too expressed his interest in contesting for the election, while SLPP stated that they would pledge support to Acting President Ranil Wickremesinghe.

However, SLPP MP Madhura Withanage told News 1st that many MPs from the ruling faction are yet to decide on their support for Ranil Wickremesinghe at the election in Parliament for President.

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