The General Secretary of the United National Party (UNP) Akila Viraj Kariyawasam has resigned from his post.
Akila Viraj Kariyawasam has stated this at a meeting held at the Sirikotha UNP headquarters today (23).
Accordingly, it is reported that a new General Secretary will be appointed to the party in the future under the party reorganization.
Akila Viraj has said that he has decided to resign from the post of General Secretary in order to appoint a suitable person to the post under the party reorganization initiated by Deputy Leader Ruwan Wijewardene.
However, as a senior member of the party, he said that he would do his utmost to make the party reorganization program a success.
It is reported that the appointments for the new posts of the party will be made in January next year.