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Ranil to continue as UNP leader and PM

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe is to continue as the leader of the United National Party and as Prime Minister in a United National Front government.

United National Party General Secretary Akila Viraj Kariyawasam said that the UNP will hold its party convention on October 3rd and begin its election campaign at Galle Face on 10 October.

Kariyawasam said that the party has now united and will support Sajith Premadasa in his bid to be elected as President.