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Tuesday, 22 April 2014 - 13:43
Chairman of Western Provincial Council appointed.
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Former Chairman of Western Provincial Council Sunil Wijerathna was re-elected to the position with 23 majority votes today.

During the secret vote held to elect a chairman, Sunil Wijerathna obtained 60 votes while his rival UNP councillor U. George Perera obtained 37 votes.

UPFA PC minister Ranjith Somawansa proposed Sunil Wijerathna’s name while Opposition Leader Manju Sri Arangala proposed U. George Perera’s name for the Chairman post.

Six votes were rejected and one member has abstained from voting in the secret vote held this morning to elect a chairman for the Western Provincial council.
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