Chairman of Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna Prof. G.L Peiris says that Gotabhaya Rajapaksa was selected as their presidential candidate on a unanimous decision. He said that consent of all party leaders who are supporting Podujana Peramuna was received for the decision. He was speaking at a media briefing today at the party office in Battaramulla. Meanwhile, Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna Women’s Convention will be held on the 31st of this month at Sri Lanka Exhibition and Convention Center in Colombo. Parliamentarian Pavithra Wanniarachchi revealed this today during a media briefing conducted by the Women’s Front of the Podujana Peramuna.
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