SLPP & UNP join hands to contest LG Election

BREAKING: SLPP & UNP join hands to contest Local Government Election

by Staff Writer 10-1-2023 | 1:44 PM

COLOMBO (News 1st) - The United National Party will contest the upcoming  Local Government Election together with the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna, said the UNP General Secretary on Tuesday (10).

The Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna and the United National Party met for talks again on Tuesday (10) at the President's Office.

UNP General Secretary Palitha Range Bandara told reporters that the SLPP and the UNP decided to contest the Local Government Election together.

He said the matter was discussed with the district leaders.

He also said that discussions took place on which Local Government Institutions will be contested under the symbol of the Elephant, and which will be contested under the symbol of the Flower Bud.

He also added that an agreement was also reached with regard to using a common symbol for certain Local Government Institutions.