Former MP Sajin Vass Gunawardena has been nominated to be appointed as the national organizer of the new political movement Mr. Sajith Premadasa, sources disclosed.
Sajin Vaas Gunawardena was a known close associate to the Rajapaksa family and served as oversight member in the foreign ministry. He was accused for numerous corruption and was arrested in the aftermath of government change in 2015 and released on bail.
However, Vaas actively backed Mr. Sajith Premadasa in the presidential election.
The trident of winning Sajith
Meanwhile, Mr. Sujeewa Senasinghe has been nominated as the Colombo district leadership, Mr. Harin Fernando as the Gampaha district leadership and Mr. Ajith P Perera, Kalutara district, of Premadasa's new political movement, sources revealed.
Each has promised would secure three lakhs votes in their respective districts, according to sources.