Mangala Samaraweera appointed Vice Chairman of the UNP

Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera has been appointed as the Vice Chairman of the United National Party (UNP).

Samarweera tweeted saying he received the letter of appointment from UNP leader, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe.

“30 years ago when I was first appointed as the SLFP organiser for Matara district, I didn’t even, in my wildest dreams thought that I would get such a position in the grand old party,” he tweeted.

Samaraweera has been appointed Vice Chairman with effect from April 26. With the appointment he will function as a member of the UNP Working Committee. (Colombo Gazette)