PA to contest in northeast

[TamilNet, Sunday, 20 August 2000, 12:53 GMT]
The ruling People's Alliance (PA) has decided to field candidates in all districts, including northeast of the island in the next parliamentary elections, Mr.D.M.Jayaretna General Secretary of the PA said Sunday.

He said that PA would contest Jaffna, Mannar, Vanni, Trincomalee and Batticaloa in the north-east province.

Meanwhile leaders of constituent political parties of the PA are attending a conference, chaired by President Chandrika Kumaratunge to finalize nomination list for the election.

Nomination lists are expected to be finalized Sunday, according to Mr.D.M.Jayaretna.

 

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