SLFP Central Committee Unanimously Decides To Field Maithripala Sirisena As The Presidential Candidate

Sri Lanka Freedom Party Central Committee has decided to field President Maithripala Sirisena as the party's presidential candidate at the next election.

The SLFP Central Committee has made this decision when it met at the official residence of the President at Paget Road, Colombo 05. Former North Central Province Chief Minister Peshala Jayaratne presented the proposal to field Sirisena as the Presidential candidate and the Central Committee endorsed it unanimously.

The SLFP decided to nominate Sirisena as the Presidential candidate while the discussions are underway to form a common alliance with the SLPP.

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