Sajith will be accepted as PM by SLPP. SLPP Chairman G.L. Peiris declared that the party was prepared to name Sajith Premadasa of the SJB as Prime Minister.
At the Parliament complex, he told the media that people wanted to join the two major parties and find answers to the pressing problems.
He claimed that the majority of SLPP MPs were prepared to back Dullas Alahapperuma.
Mr. Peiris claimed that the SLPP General Secretary had not yet responded to his inquiries regarding his claim that the party has agreed to back Ranil Wickremesinghe.