Gotabhaya Rajapaksa has been named the presidential candidate of the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna. The announcement came at the party’s first convention at Sugathadasa Indoor Stadium in Colombo by its newly-inducted leader Mahinda Rajapaksa. The party leader told the gathering that they had formed the SLPP for the sake of the people. Also speaking here, Gotabhaya Rajapaksa said he was prepared to take up any arising challenge.
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