Tamil Diplomat

UPFA, UNP will contest independently for local polls:SB

Sri Lanka Freedom Party Treasurer Minister S. B.Dissanyake has stated that both UPFA and UNP will contest as separate parties during the local government polls due to be held.

Speaking to the media yesterday, he stated that UPFA candidates will contest under the Chairmanship of President Maithripala Sirisena, while the UNP candidates will be led by UNP Leader Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe.

He also added that talks will be held with left parties to get their support.