SLMC to contest with UNP

Published : 8:40 am  July 3, 2015 | No comments so far |  |  (241) reads | 

By Yohan Perera
The Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) is planning to contest the general elections with the United National Party ( UNP) , its leader Rauff Hakeem said yesterday.


Mr. Hakeem said he was on his way after a meeting with UNP leader and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and his party had decided to sign an MoU with the UNP soon


hakim2Mr. Hakeem who was approached by a few journalists when he was coming out of UNP headquarters Sirikotha last afternoon said he was on his way after a meeting with UNP leader and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and his party had decided to sign an MoU with the UNP soon.

The SLMC was originally planning to contest alone but Mr. Hakeem said the SLMC later decided that it was advantageous for the party to contest with the UNP.