Ranil turns down SJB request for elections

The Samagi Jana Balawegaya says President Ranil Wickremesinghe during the meeting with the Opposition Leader Sajith Premadasa yesterday, ruled out the possibility of an election in the immediate future.

Despite an invitation to join the government, Premadasa had declined the offer again.

According to SJB General Secretary Ranjith Madduma Bandara, the party had asked for an election to form a government with a fresh mandate to govern the country. However, the president had ruled it out the request.