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Broader alliance under common symbol

Leaders of the leftists parties have decided to form a broader alliance to vie for the upcoming Parliamentary election under a common symbol.

According to Skills Development and Vocational Training Minister Dayasiri Jayasekera, discussions will get underway within the next few days to contest the upcoming Parliamentary election under a common symbol with the blessings of President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa.

Minister Jayasekera added that this broader alliance will comprise progressive parties, minority parties and parties representing the plantation community.

Minister Jayasekera said that he will never leave Sri Lanka Freedom Party. Meanwhile, SLFP General Secretary Professor Rohana Lakshman Piyadasa added that all parties will get together to defeat the common enemy at the upcoming election

Housing and Social Welfare Minister Wimal Weerawansa added that they are ready to face the upcoming election under a symbol which is known to all Sri Lankans.

“Our alliance will defeat the common enemy – the United National Party at the election,” he said

(Daily News)

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