Sajith Premadasa named as co-deputy leader of UNP

UNP MP Sajith Premadasa has accepted the post of Deputy Leader of the UNP during the Working Committee meeting on 23rd of March 2011.

UNP Leader Ranil Wickremasinghe has been unanimously endorsed as the party leader. Hence Premadasa and Karu Jayasuriya will serve as Deputy leaders of the UNP.

Among Sajith’s subjetcs would be branch organisations, lakvanitha, trade unions and local government institutions.
The functions were decided by the working committee but did not describe the functions of long standing Deputy Leader Karu Jayasuriya.

Premadasa has also been appointed as the deputy opposition leader.

Meanwhile, President Mahinda Rajapaksa today morning congratulated Ranil Wickremasinghe on being reappointed as the UNP Leader and had also wished him for his birthday. Update 2011/03/24

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