ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka’s United National Party’s recently set up politbureau has named officials to key party positions as part of long standing reforms, with Kabir Hashim as Chairman and Akila Virraj Kariyawasam as General Secretary.
Navin Dissanayake has been named National Organizer, Harsha de Silva Treasurer, Ruwan Wijewardene Deputy General Secretary, Ajith Perera Trade Union Secretary and Sajith Premadsa Deputy Leader.
The positions have to be ratified by the party’s working committee, an official said.
There has also been calls to make changes at the Sri Lanka Freedom Party of President Maithripala Sirisena by a group who backed a no-confidence vote against Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe. (Colombo/Apr26/2018)