Our theme is ‘President Ranil; PM Sajith’ – Hirunika

The United National Party (UNP) will act as a front instead of as a party and the leader of the front will not be Ranil Wickremesinghe, says UNP former MP Hirunika Premachandra. According to her, they should move forward under the theme ‘President Ranil; PM Sajith’. The hope of all UNP members is that and it will happen so in the future, she further More...

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