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Wednesday May 19th, 2021
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Sri Lanka UNP names Sajith opposition leader, backers eye party leadership

ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka’s United National Party has nominated Sajith Premadasa as opposition candidate, with allies saying a battle for party leadership will be next.

“Discussion will begin on Monday on the modalities for @sajithpremadasa to become @officialunp Leader,” legislator Harsha de Silva said in a twitter.com message.

“It must happen democratically; anyone is free to run against him. We WILL democratize the @officialunp ; what we struggled for years.”

Harin Fernando, another legislator said a committee will be appointed to look in to the party leadership.

A letter signed by the UNP general secretary has been sent to the Speaker nominating Premadasa as opposition leader,

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