The UNP Advisory Council decided yesterday to hand over the power of making new appointments for the provincial councils to party leader Ranil Wickremesinghe.
While the advisory council was held with party leader Ranil Wickremesinghe at the chair yesterday, members including Deputy Leader Sajith Premadasa, General Secretary Tissa Attanayake participated in the meeting.
Accordingly the opposition leaders and persons for other positions at the provincial councils will be decided upon by party leader Ranil Wickremesinghe today.
Meanwhile at the advisory council meeting conducted yesterday an extensive discussion was held with regard to the numbers of votes gained at the provincial council election this time.
Accordingly reports say further discussion was held with regard to steps that should be taken for increasing party votes in the future.