National organizer of the SLFP MP Duminda Dissanayake says that their party will take a final decision about the forthcoming presidential election within next two weeks. He said that they would be able to form the broad alliance after discussions by the second of next month when they hold the SLFP convention. He emphasized that they are not prepared to dilute the SLFP to Pohottuwa. He said this during a meeting at Thalawa Koongallewa village in Anurahdapura. MP Dissanayake pointed out that the SLFP is the decisive factor to decide the future President and the two main parties will not be able to elect the President without their support,.
- The rejuvenated Sri Lankan team is confident of overcoming any challenge posed by the formidable Kiwis
- The elections commission states the relevant act should be passed in parliament to provide voting rights to 300 thousand youth