Governor of the North-Western Province Peshala Jayarathne says Sri Lanka freedom Party has decided to field President Maithripala Sirisena as the party candidate for the upcoming presidential election. The president is the only politician who is able to establish a democratic rule in the country. The central committee of the SLFP has unanimously decided to field the President Sirisena again for the presidential election. At a ceremony held in Kurunegala today Governor Peshala Jayarathne said that the President has already accepted the party’s request. He further said that SLFP is the only party that is free of inner conflicts. The other political parties have not been able to even select a candidate for the election.
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