United National Party

Sri Lanka steps up security ahead of three-way Presidential election: Opposition leader  Premadasa withdraws 

Three candidates were nominated Tuesday to replace former Sri Lankan president Gotabaya Rajapaksa, who fled the country and resigned last week over the island's worsening economic crisis.

published on : 19th July 2022

'Aim is to save crisis-hit Sri Lanka, not a family', says PM Wickremesinghe as he eyes curbing President's power

The 73-year-old United National Party (UNP) leader also said that US dollars will be sourced from open markets to pay for petrol, crude, furnace oil shipments currently in Sri Lankan waters.

published on : 16th May 2022

Sri Lankan cricket legend Arjuna Ranatunga quits United National Party

Arjuna Ranatunga, 57, held a ministerial position in the previous government led by the UNP between 2015 and 2019.

published on : 30th November 2021