Sri Lankan President congratulates UNP Leader on re-appointment, wishes happy birthday

Mar 24, Colombo: Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has today wished Opposition and United National Party (UNP) Leader Ranil Wickremasinghe on his 62nd birthday and congratulated him for his reappointment as the party leader.

Director General of President’s Media Bandula Jayasekara told the media that the President had conveyed his wishes to Wickremasinghe early Thursday morning.

Wickremasinghe was re-appointed yesterday as the UNP leader unanimously by the party’s Working Committee according to the new party constitution. The party appointed Karu Jayasuriya and Sajith Premadasa as deputy leaders.

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