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Karu says ready to lead UNP

UPDATE:  Former Speaker Karu Jayasuriya yesterday said he is ready to accept the challenge of leading the United National Party (UNP) for the betterment of the party and the country.

The former Speaker in a statement yesterday said that he is capable of leading the party for the well being of the country and the party and his decision was apprised to the incumbent party leader and senior members of the party.

The former Speaker said that he made this decision after considering the crisis in the party and a number of requests made by different quarters in the society.

Jayasuriya said that he obtained the party membership in 1994 on a request of party leadership in 1994 and held a number of positions including Party Chairman, Deputy Chairman and President of the Leadership Council.

He said that he gave leadership to the 2014 Uva Provincial Council election campaign which was a turning point of UNP’s victories at national level.

Many quarters have pointed out that the party needs a complete overhaul based on the suggestions of the party members and the general public.

 


Karu says ready to lead UNP: Time-18:38

Former Speaker Karu Jayasuriya today said he is ready to accept the challenge of leading the United National Party for the betterment of the party and the country.


The former Speaker in a statement today said that he is capable in leading the party for the well being of the country and the party and his decision was apprised to the incumbent party leader and senior members of the party.

The former Speaker said that he made this decision after considering  the crisis in the party and a number of requests made by different quarters in the society.