UNP Parliamentary Group To Discuss Appointment Of New Opposition Leader: Speakers Announcement Expected Tomorrow

December 02, 2019

UNP parliamentary group to meet today to dicuss the appointment of the new opposition Leader.

At a party leaders meeting last week, an agreement was reached to nominate Sajith Premadasa as the leader of the opposition.

Based on the outcome of today's discussion, Speaker Karu Jayasuriya is expected to announce his decision in Parliament tomorrow.

The Speaker's Office said 57 MPs of the party have requested to appoint Premadasa as the leader of the opposition.

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