Ranil Wickremesinghe to Contest as Independent Candidate, Not From UNP

Chief of Staff to the President and National Security Advisor Sagala Ratnayaka said that the upcoming elections will be held on time, despite what anyone has to say.

Speaking in Kollonawa on Wednesday (12), Sagala Ratnayaka said that Ranil Wickremesinghe will contest the upcoming President election as an independent candidate, and not representing the United National Party.

He said that UNP will support the President, adding that talks are underway seeking support from other parties as well.