UNP national organizer Parliamentarian Naveen Dissanayake says he will not contest the next general election by any symbol other than the elephant. In the upcoming general election’s awakening 95 percent of the votes cast for the Alliance would be UNP votes, therefore the identity of the party shall be protected, he said. He said that the UNP Working Committee, the Youth Front or his supporters did not agree to change the elephant mark.
- Mobile vehicles would be deployed to purchase paddy from distant areas.
- The government plans provide 18,000 unemployed graduates with teaching appointments.