UNP to decide on leadership tomorrow

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Following the massive defeat suffered at the 2020 parliamentary election, the Leader of the United National Party (UNP) Ranil Wickremasinghe has decided to step down from the leadership after heading the party for 26 years.

UNP General Secretary Akila Viraj Kariyawasam said that names of four individuals have been proposed for the leadership. Names of Ravi Karunanayake, Akila Viraj Kariyawasam, Vajira Abeywardena and Daya Gamage have been proposed for the leadership of the UNP.

Akila Viraj Kariyawasam said that the final decision about the new leader will be taken tomorrow.

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