Sajith to step down as Deputy Leader of UNP
(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) – While congratulating the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) Presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa on his election as the President of Sri Lanka, the New Democratic Front (NDF) Presidential candidate Sajith Premadasa today (17) in a statement stated that he would step down as the Deputy Leader of the United National Party (UNP) with immediate effect.
It is my privilege to honour the people’s decision and congratulate Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa on his election. I am grateful to our citizens who voted for me. I am humbled that you placed your faith in me. Your support has been a fountain of strength throughout my political career. pic.twitter.com/CGYy1NCth2
— Sajith Premadasa (@sajithpremadasa) November 17, 2019