UNP agrees to give Fonseka National List seat

Fonseka’s Democratic Party and the UNP reached an agreement last week to work together.The former Army Commander contested the last Parliamentary election but failed to secure enough votes to enter Parliament. (Colombo Gazette) The United National Party (UNP) today unanimously agreed to give Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka the vacant UNP National List seat in Parliament.The decision was taken when the UNP Working Committee met this evening to decide on the National List seat left vacant following the demise of M.K.D.S. Gunawardena.