RW, Sajith nominated for Opposition Leader post

Former Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe and Former UNP Deputy Leader Sajith Premadasa have been nominated to the post of Opposition Leader, The Speaker’s Media Division announced.

General Secretary of the United National Party Akila Viraj Kariyawasam had nominated Former Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe’s name for the position of Opposition leader through a letter addressed to the Speaker Karu Jayasuriya.

Meanwhile, another letter signed by 40 UNP parliamentarians has been submitted to the Speaker requesting Premadasa to be appointed as Opposition Leader.