The UNP has decided to pass on its party responsibilities to the members of its third row.
Party High ranking sources stated the decision was made as the first and the second row groups are holding parliamentary and ministerial positions of the government.
Accordingly party third row groups such as state ministers, parliamentarians and Provincial Council Opposition Leaders will have to shoulder the party responsibilities.
At the same time, the party is expected to introduce its new Constitution during the 70th anniversary of UNP, to be held in September 2016.
Party sources disclosed that a new administration system will also be introduced in addition to making certain changes in party positions.