The General Secretary of the United National Party, Akila Viraj Kariyawasam says all attempts made to unite various UNP factions in a bid to contest the upcoming General Election, have failed.
Chairmen and Secretaries of recognised political parties in the country met with the Chairman of the Election Commission, Mahinda Deshapriya yesterday.
Speaking to media after the meeting, Former Minister Akila Viraj Kariyawasam said the UNP will contest the upcoming Parliamentary Election under the symbol of ‘Elephant.’
He said the working committee will convene and discuss further protocol.
The meeting between the Election Commission Chairman and Political Party Representatives was held at the Secretariat in Rajagiriya.
Speaking to media after the meeting, Former JVP Provincial Councillor Lakshman Nipunaarachchi said the National Movement for People’s Power will contest the election under the symbol of the ‘Compass.’
Additionally General Secretary of the Sajith Premadasa led Samagi Jana Balawegaya, Ranjith Madduma Bandara informed media that the alliance would contest the election under the symbol of the ‘Telephone’.