SLFP will rule the country after presidential polls-Governor Muzammil
Colombo: Western Province Governor A. J.M. Muzammil predicted here on Friday that a member from the prestigious Sri Lankan Freedom Party (SLFP) will take over the country as in the past following the presidential polls.
The governor was speaking at the commemoration ceremony of the founder of the SLFP, the late S.W.R.D. Bandaranaike at the BMICH on Friday.
The event was also dedicated to pay respects to the late Sirimavo Bandaranaike, wife of the late S.W.R.D. Banadaranaike and her son Late Anura Banadranaike.
“ As a former member of the United National Party (UNP), I feel honoured to speak about the political career of the late Bandaranaike who had rendered yeoman services to humanity.
Describing SLFP as a powerful political party, Muzammil recalled that as in 2015, a leader from the same party will win the forthcoming presidential elections to rule the country,
Senior SLFP members such as party secretary general Dayasiri Jayasekera, Nimal Siripala De Silva.Communist Party Leader Dew Gunasekera and Dr. Suren Raghvan, governor of the northern province were also present at the event.