UNP to hold alliance with other parties to lead the country

Published: 11:25 GMT, Jul 4, 2016 |

Prime Minister and UNP leader Ranil Wickremesinghe said the United National Party (UNP) is ready to work with the Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) and other political parties to rebuild the country.

Speaking in Badulla on Sunday (July 3), the Prime Minister said that the UNP wants to take the country forward.

He said that several countries have now come forward to offer assistance to Sri Lanka and to work with the cohabitation Government.

He said that Minister of Development Strategies and International Trade Malik Samarawickrama will visit India soon to finalise the proposed Economic and Technology Cooperation Agreement (ECTA). He also said that China and agreed to invest heavily in Sri Lanka.

The Prime Minister also said that jobs will be provided to the youth in Sri Lanka no matter what political party they support.