COLOMBO (NewsRadio); President Ranil Wickremesinghe has requested seniors of the United National Party to prepare for an election.
The Management Committee of the UNP met President Wickremesinghe for a special meeting at the Presidential Secretariat.
During the meeting, the President has informed the UNP seniors that preparations must be made since the National Election Commission has announced that the Local Authorities Election will be held on the 9th of March.
The Head of State has noted that UNP seniors must carry out campaigning and electioneering activities from the party headquarters Sirikotha.
UNP Deputy Leader Ruwan Wijewardene, Chairman Wajira Abeywardena, General Secretary Palitha Range Bandara and other members of the Management Committee attended the meeting.
Earlier, President Ranil Wickremesinghe who is the leader of the UNP had announced he will not be involved in electioneering activities for the Local Authorities Election.