Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) announced that the party will field all sitting Freedom Alliance (UPFA) parliamentarians and their electoral organisers at the forthcoming general election. This was revealed by SLFP General Secretary Anura Priyadarshana Yapa at a media briefing at the party head quarters.

He said that the party has already begun issuing the applications and all interested individuals have to collect application from the party head quarters before June 05. General Secretary Yapa also added that they are ready to face the election either under the present system or the new system to be introduced under the proposed 20th Amendment to the Constitution.

Meanwhile, all the parties representing the Freedom Alliance had a meeting with the President Maithripala Sirisena and the same will meet former President Mahinda Rajapaksa today.