12 July 2015
Three proposals were approved during the special UNP Convention held at Borella Campbell Park today.
The key proposal among them was to contest the General election with all the factions who supported the victory of January 8th from elephant symbol and to establish a new party called United National Front for Good Governance following the election.
The special proposals were presented to the council by the party’s General Secretary Kabir Hashim.
Later, the proposals were seconded by the party’s Deputy Chairman Minister D.M. Swaminathan.
After Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe enquired from the members who attended the convention of their views, and the proposals were passed unanimously
The Premier then informed this to the council.
Meanwhile, speaking during the UNP Convention, Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake stated that the price of a household gas cylinder will be reduced by Rs. 100 with effect from 15th of July.