The United National Party has recommended Mr. Sajith Premadasa as Prime Ministerial candidate for the upcoming parliament election, former minister Lakshman Kiriella said.
The committee appointed for the party's reorganization has taken the decision, he said.
Kiriella in an announcement expressed this observation as media reports regarding the discussion were not giving a clear picture.
Mr. Sajith Premadasa has also been selected as Leader of Opposition and commenced his political operations in light of the upcoming general election. Accordingly, from 17th onwards he would be reaching from village to village to to thank all his supporters.