Colombo, Aug 13 (BAN/ AD): Marxist party Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) will be declaring its candidate for the upcoming presidential election on Aug 18. At party rally on Aug 18 it will be declaring its candidate.
At a press conference in the head office of the JVP at Pelawatta yesterday (12th), Herath said that they are ready to defeat the "old thieves and the new thieves" together at the election.
He said that successive governments have brought the economy of the country to a great abyss and as a result, the current social decline has been created.
MP Herath also added that "we would present a new leader to the country to begin a new journey to replace the old rulers who lacked financial discipline and administrative discipline."