A special meeting has been held today (12) at the Sirikotha party headquarters to decide on the new leadership of the UNP.
A senior UNP member stated that a number of nominees for the leadership have already named and that a decision regarding the new leadership will be taken during their discussions.
Accordingly, UNP representatives including the Working Committee are scheduled to meet again at Sirikotha tomorrow where a final decision will be reached, he said.
After that, a decision will be taken regarding the post of National List Member of Parliament. However, the senior said that since all these activities should be completed before the 14th, a leader who can get the support of all should be selected and the group that lost from the UNP should be reunited.