Ranil to enter Parliament through national list : Fonseka
United National Party(UNP) Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe is to enter parliament through the national list, UNP MP Sarath Fonseka told reporters today.
“According to sources Wickremesinghe has said he will not contest the forthcoming parliamentary elections and will come through the national list.”
Asked which party Wickremesinghe will contest under if he decides otherwise, Fonseka said all UNPers will be contesting under the new UNP-led alliance unless and otherwise a member wants to contest independently.
“Nominations will be given through the Samagi Jana Balavegaya. Wickremesinghe has the right to contest independently as well.”
Fonseka said Wickremesinghe was expected to attend the official launch of the Samagi Jana Balavegaya as the Leader of the UNP.
The launch will take place at the Nelum Pokuna Mahinda Rajapaksa Theatre next Monday(2).