UNP lawyers express concern

19 April 2019 02:19 am - 5     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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Lawyers attached to the UNP want to clear some matters with regard to the appointment of President’s Counsel, party sources said yesterday.

Accordingly, sources said some lawyers attached to the party have questions as to why President Maithripala Sirisena had appointed President's Counsel twice this year.

They are generally appointed once every year but he appointed 25 at the beginning of this year and 21 again this month. The legal fraternity is confused by this move, sources said.

Sources added that the UNP affiliated National Lawyers Association have been asked to look into the matter. (Yohan Perera)

  Comments - 5

  • UniDon Friday, 19 April 2019 08:36 AM

    coz he is a GS

    Velu Friday, 19 April 2019 11:58 AM

    Many of the newly appointed PC s are not qualified, some of them have not achieved any thing in the professional field, neither eminent, seems some are politically appointed

    Bandu Wanigasekera Friday, 19 April 2019 09:07 AM

    Very soon there may be more PCs in the law fraternity than the Police.

    Cluless Friday, 19 April 2019 11:03 AM

    You mean PC=PC?

    bindu Friday, 19 April 2019 11:46 AM

    Shall we correct the mistake we did in January 8th 2015.


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