UNP in talks to form alliance
The United National Party (UNP) has started discussions with several political parties to form a broad alliance.
A discussion for that had been held on Thursday, 13 January, at Sirikotha, for nearly 3 hours with representatives of 15 political parties.
The parties included the Democratic National Front, Alternate Group of Sri Lanka Communist Party and the New Sama Samaja Party.
Dr. Sirimasiri Hapuarachchi, Dr. Vikramabahu Karunaratne, Attorney-at-Law Samila Perera, Ariyawansa Dissanayake, Sundaran Mahendran and Parakrama Wijesinghe were among those who were present.