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UNP fails to reach consensus on Presidential candidate

The United National Party (UNP) today failed to reach a consensus on the Presidential candidate of the United National Front (UNF).

United National Party (UNP) leader, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and UNP Deputy Leader Sajith Premadasa held crucial talks today in an attempt to reach a consensus on the Presidential candidate of the United National Front at the Presidential elections.

However, speaking to reporters following the meeting Premadasa said that more discussions will be held among party members to reach a final decision.

He said that the talks held today at Temple Trees was positive and they expect to reach a final decision on the Presidential candidate soon.