Freedom Alliance Party to announce provisional candidates

Freedom Alliance Party leader Jagath Karunaratne. Picture: FT FILE/JESSICA SAVIKE

THE Freedom Alliance Party will announce its first batch of provisional candidates for the 2018 polls this week.

Party leader Jagath Karunaratne confirmed the party had received about 70 applications from individuals interested in contesting the general elections under the party’s banner.

Mr Karunaratne said individuals from other political parties had also expressed their interest to join the party.

The party is also expected to release its manifesto soon.