Local News: Former parliamentarian Ruwan Wijewardene has been appointed as the United National Party (UNP) ‘s new Deputy Leader.
Wijewardene was elected in a secret ballot held last evening (14) during a special working committee meeting held at the headquarters of the Sirikotha party, said party sources.
Ravi Karunanayake and Ruwan Wijewardene have been nominated for the party’s deputy head post. Ruwan Wijewardene is stated to have received 28 votes, and Ravi Karunanayake received 10 votes in the secret ballot.
Ruwan Wijewardene has thus been elected as the new Deputy Leader with an 18-vote majority. More News