Malik Samarawickrama new UNP Chairman

United National Party - UNP

Malik Samarawickrama, a onetime General Secretary of the UNP has been appointed as the new Chairman of the party today.

The first Working Committee meeting of the party after the January polls was held under the headship of Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe at the UNP headquarters in Sirikotha.

Meanwhile the temporary appointment of Kabir Hashim as the General Secretary, following Tissa Attanayake’s defection to support former President Rajapaksa during the presidential polls, has been made permanent.