An event to appoint UNP organizers for North Colombo region was held in Sedawatta yesterday (August 11) under the auspices of Minister of Power and Renewable Energy.
Menaka Vithange was appointed as the organizer for Mawatta electorate.
The appointment was made as a result of the demise of CMC member and organizer for Mawatta electorate Sunil Vithana, the father of Menaka Vithanage.
When a journalist questioned minister Ravi Karunanayake regarding the announcement of Gotabaya Rajapaksa for the presidential candidacy, he responded that the UNP will nominate a candidate who is capable of surpassing any other presidential candidate.
He went on to say that the UNP will choose a candidate who will represent the entire party and every ethnic community in the country.