|Former President Rajapakshe|
The Media Unit has announced that President Sirisene had still not found a suitable candidate to be declared as the Prime Ministerial Candidate of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party for the forthcoming election amongs t any of the applicants who were already applied to contest under the Sri Lanka Freedom Party ticket including former president .
The former president was informed on President's decision regarding the naming of prime ministerial candidate by opposition leader Nimal Siripala De Silva yesterday(30) .
Meanwhile president's decision to offer nomination for the former president to contest forthcoming parliamentary election under the UPFA Ticket is a clear decision to avoid breaking of both UPFA and the largest party of the UPFA the Sri Lanka Freedom Party according to the Political Analysts.
The Former President is due to announce his decision on contesting for the forthcoming election by today (01) at a press briefing to be held at his House in Madamulana,Hamnathota( Southern Province).