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Akila Viraj suitable to be General Secretary: UNP party sources

20 April 2018 09:25 am - 8     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


A group of United National Party (UNP) representatives yesterday stated that the current Deputy Secretary General of Parliament and Education Minister Akila Viraj Kariyawasam was suitable for the post of General Secretary of the UNP.

UNP Parliamentary Group and Working Committee member Ashoka Priyantha said a group of youths who were actively working for the party for a long period of time knowing that they had many strong positions in the UNP.

Minister Kavinda Jayawardana said that Minister Kariyawasam had been nominated for the post of General Secretary of the party and according to the direction of the senior members of the party, UNP and the current government of the country should be strengthened.

Speaking at the committee, the Mayor of Colombo Rosy Senanayake said Minister Kariyawasam, who had played a pivotal role in the development of education in the shortest possible period of time in the party, had been nominated for the position.

She said UNP had faith in him. (Chaturanga Samarawickrama)

  Comments - 8

  • Rizwan Friday, 20 April 2018 06:21 AM

    Suitable to lead Unp. who says Unp doesnt have leaders. Kaila Rajitha Sajith Thalatha Navin are all solid. via DM Android App

    Ruvin Friday, 20 April 2018 08:39 PM

    I like your sense of humour. youincluded the names of Rajitha and Thalatha to make us laugh.Didnt you?naughty boy!!!!!!!!!!

    KOLA KOTIYA Friday, 20 April 2018 11:45 AM


    Ceylon Friday, 20 April 2018 01:46 PM

    Excellent choice.he has done great job as a minister of education.not only for this job but he is very suitable for to be president.

    Percy Friday, 20 April 2018 01:53 PM

    No way. He is not a suitable candidate, he has messed up the education system. Enough of having unqualified people at the Helm.

    ET Friday, 20 April 2018 02:17 PM

    So the Portiburo was an eye wash afterall. RW and his clikc of Malik, Sagala, Rosy, Vajira and Akila takes all decisions. The party will drop to 19% fo certain if RW keeps the grip.

    surath Friday, 20 April 2018 05:52 PM

    Ranil,sagala,Tilak Marapana,akila kariyawasam,Ravi kMallick samarawickrema are most currupt UNP politicians sri lanka had for the Past 15/20 years,ranil wickremasinghe must be skinned alive inside sririkotha for his curruption cases with Ajuna Mahendran as wellsinhala buddhist PM pigs arse

    Jayantha Friday, 20 April 2018 06:18 PM


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