Former president Maithripala Sirisena has expressed readiness to contest for presidency again.
He said he was prepared to consider if his SLFP’s executive council decides so.
The party chief was speaking at an event to hand over appointment letters to his representatives at Bingiriya electorate on 23 December.
He also inspected a Batik clothing production centre.
Incumbent Ranil Wickremesinghe, opposition leader Sajith Premadasa, Dilith Jayaweera, Dhammika Perera and Janaka Ratnayake have said that they would contest at the presidential election.