Tuesday, 07 October 2014 - 13:08
One goal, one strategy and one plan; says the opposition leader
Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe says the opposition should face the next Presidential election on the basis of one goal, one strategy and one plan.
The Opposition leader expressed these views at the party headquarters today during the swearing-in ceremony of UNP members elected to the Uva Provincial Council.
Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe has handed over the letters of Uva Provincial Council Opposition Leader and Chief Organizer of the Opposition to Harin Fernando and Ananda Kumarasiri respectively.
Uva Provincial Council Former Chief Minister Shashindra Rajapaksa recently took oath as the Chief Minister for the next term before President Mahinda Rajapaksa and other UPFA members also took oath at the same swearing-in ceremony.
Meanwhile JVP members Samantha Vidyarathna and R.M. Jayawardana were sworn-in as Uva Provincial Council members before Governor Nanda Mathew.
When our news team contacted Uva Provincial Governor Nanda Mathew said that he has not yet been officially informed about the appointment of ministers to the Council.
However a chairman and a deputy chairman have to be elected when the maiden session of the Uva Provincial Council is inaugurated on October 9th.