Ranjith Madduma Bandara named General Secretary of new UNP led alliance

MP Ranjith Madduma Bandara has been named General Secretary of the proposed new UNP led alliance, according to Leader of Opposition Sajith Premadasa.

Premadasa has been named Leader of the broad new alliance and is vested with the powers to appoint its General Secretary.

Premadasa will also control the nominations board.

As opposed to a temporary alliance for the election, this entity will be a registered as a new political entity from which MPs will be elected and be responsible to.