Former Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe will be offered the only national list seat it won by United National Party in the last parliamentary election, Party Chairman Vajira Abeywardena,said.
Chairman Vajira Abeywardena stated this at a media briefing held in Galle today. He further said that Ranil Wickremesinghe’s visit to Parliament will take place in the middle of this year.
He also said that the party had hoped that Ranil Wickremesinghe would be appointed to fill the long vacancy in the National List.
UNP Chaiirman has on several previous occasions publicly stated that Ranil Wickremesinghe is the best person to be elected to the UNP National List.
Meanwhile, UNP General Secretary Range Bandara had also told the media that Ranil Wickremesinghe would definitely enter Parliament through the UNP seat he got from the national list.