Mar 18, 2017

3 assistant leaders for the UNP

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe intends to appoint three assistant leaders to the UNP and further strengthen the party by delegating part of his responsibilities to them, according to Sirikotha UNP headquarters sources.

Accordingly, this proposal will be presented at the next Executive Committee Meeting and Mangala Samaraweera, Sarath Fonseka and Ranjith Madduma Bandara are scheduled to be appointed as Assistant party leaders to the UNP, Sirikotha sources further added.

Further, Mangala Samaraweera will also be entrusted with the party’s propaganda activities. This is a decision taken on a proposal by the President.

Currently Sajith Premadasa and Ravi Karunanayake are  the Deputy Leaders of the UNP but so far they have not been assigned specific duties.