Opposition leader appointment postponed

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Speaker from UNP , Dy. Speaker from SLFP, DCC from TNA


By Anjula Mahika Weeraratneaassf
The appointment of the Opposition Leader will not take place when Parliament meets today as a final agreement had not been reached among political parties in this regard, informed sources said.

The posts of Speaker, Deputy Speaker and Deputy Chairman of Committees (DCC) would be filled today.

UNP MP Karu Jayasuriya is to be appointed as the Speaker, while an MP from the SLFP would be named for the post of Deputy Speaker. A member from the Tamil National Alliance would be named for the post of deputy chairman of Committees.