The SLFP Ministers have unanimously decided to put forward President Maithripala Sirisena as the SLFP’s presidential candidate in 2020. The decision was taken at the weekly meeting held last Tuesday with the participation of SLFP Ministers.
At the meeting Ministers had also consulted the President with regard to it. Nevertheless reports say that the President had not given his response to the matter yet.
President’s plans for the 2017 had also been presented at this meeting.
There, SLFP constitutional committee briefed SLFP Ministers on matters related to constitutional changes. Followed by this, they took some policy decisions on behalf of the SLFP, which includes: