The United National Party (UNP) Working Committee and the Parliamentary Group which met today had decided that the party leadership should not be changed immediately, Deputy Minister Ranjan Ramanayake said.
However, he said it was decided that other positions of the party should be changed.
Meanwhile, a special committee has been appointed to take decisions with regard to the appointments of new office bearers of the party.
The 11 member-committee has been given more powers than both the Working Committee and the Parliamentary Group.
Navin Dissanayake, Ajith P. Perera, Harin Fernando, Akila Viraj Kariyawasam, Eran Wickremeratne, Ruwan Wijewardene, Mangala Samaraweera and Ranjith Madduma Bandara are some of the members of the new committee. (Yohan Perera)