‘Core areas finalised’

SLFP General Secretary and Kurunegala District Parliamentarian Dayasiri Jayasekara said the fundamental structure of the political alliance between the SLFP and the SLPP for the forthcoming elections has now been finalised.

Speaking to journalists in Hettipola yesterday, he said the next round of talks between the two parties will take place on June 17.

However, no talks were held to discuss the Presidential candidate so far and the final decision would be taken in due course, he said.

Both parties have agreed on the core principles of the political alliance, Jayasekara said.

So far, about five rounds of talks between the two parties have taken place. At the fifth round of talks on June 7 (Friday), Parliamentarian Thilanga Sumathipala, Prof. Rohana Lakshman Piyadasa, and Dayasiri Jayasekara participated on behalf of the SLFP and Prof. G.L. Peiris, former Minister Dullas Alahapperuma and Dr. Jagath Wellawatte participated on behalf of the SLPP at the Opposition leader’s Office, he said.

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