SLPP releases National list | Sunday Observer

SLPP releases National list

7 August, 2020

The Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP), which secured a massive victory in the recently concluded parliamentary election on Thursday (6) handed over the party’s National List nominees today (7) to the Election Commission.

The party led by Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa polled 6,853,690 votes (59.09%) at the election and secured a total of 145 seats in parliament including 17 National List seats.

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa will summon the new Parliament to meet on August (20).

Seventeen persons were nominated to the Election Commission to fill the National List seats won by the SLPP, the names include.

Professor G.L. Peiris

Sagara Kariyawasam

Ajith Nivard Cabraal

President’s Counsel Ali Sabry

President’s Counsel Jayantha Weerasinghe

Manjula Dissanayake

Professor Ranjith Bandara

Dr Charitha Herath

Gevindu Kumaratunga

A.J.M Muzammil

Professor Tissa Vitharana

Yadamini Gunawardena

Dr.Suren Raghavan

Tiran Alles

Dr Seetha Arambepola

Jayantha Ketagoda

Mohamed Faleel Marjan