Sajith appointed as UNP Deputy Leader - Ravi appointed as Assistant Leader and Eran as Treasurer.Hareen to lead the youth Corp.-Video
MP Sajith Premadasa has been appointed to the post of Deputy Leader of UNP.
The appointment was made during the UNP working committee meeting presided by party national leader Ranil Wickremesinghe at the UNP headquarters Sirikotha today.
The first UNP working committee meeting held after the Uva Provincial Council election began at Sirikotha at 5 this evening.
During the meeting, Ravi Karunanayake was appointed as Assistant party leader while Eran Wickramarathna was appointed as Treasurer.
Ranjith Madduma Bandara was appointed as Senior Deputy Chairman while Akila Viraj Kariyawasam was appointed as Deputy General Secretary.
In addition, MP Thalatha Athukorale was appointed secretary of election affairs and the working committee decided to appoint Uva Provincial Council Chief Ministerial candidate Harin Fernando to lead the UNP youth corp.
Meanwhile UNP’s current assistant leader Joseph Michael Perera has handed over his resignation letter to party leader Ranil Wickremesinghe today.
MP Joseph Michael Perera stated in his resignation letter that it is his duty and responsibility, so he resigned from the post to facilitate his leader to take suitable decisions.
At the same time, MP Ruwan Wijewardena also announced in a media conference this afternoon that he would resign from the Chairman post of the UNP Youth Corp allowing Harin Fernando to take over.