A second leadership board in place of deputy leader post of UNP.

Tuesday, 05 February 2013 - 8:07


The UNP leadership has decided to create a new second level leadership board.

Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremasinghe has decided to create this second level leadership board for the sake of the party’s future.

Accordingly the responsibility of conducting the party’s future activities will be given to this second level leadership board.

Similarly the Opposition Leader has proposed at a discussion held with party seniors yesterday to confer the party’s deputy leadership to the person who, out of the said second level leadership board manifests success.

The attention of the Opposition Leader has been drawn on temporarily withholding the party deputy leader’s appointment till then.

This new second level leadership board will comprise MPs Lakshman Kirella, Kabeer Hasheem, P. Harison, Ranjith Madduma Bandaara, Mangala Samaraweera and several others.