Kabir Hashim appointed new UNP General Secretary

Kabir Hashim with Maithripala Sirisena

United National Party (UNP) MP Kabir Hashim has been named as the party’s  general secretary, UNP National Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe told a news conference today.

Former General Secretary of the UNP Tissa Attanayake, MP, tended his letter of resignation to party leader Ranil Wickramaginghe, this morning, and stepped down from all the other positions he held in the party.

MP Hashim is also the leadership council spokesman.