Sri Lanka: Collegial leadership in talks for new UNP-led front

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Colombo, Sri Lanka Published: Jan 01, 2019, 09:31 AM(IST)

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The leadership will be formed along with the like-minded parties such as Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC), the Jathika Hela Urumya and the Tamil Progressive Alliance TPA.

A collegial leadership of ten members has been tabled for the new political front to be formed by the United National Party.

The leadership will be formed along with the like-minded parties such as Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC), the Jathika Hela Urumya and the Tamil Progressive Alliance TPA.

According to the Daily Mirror, the constitution of the new alliance Democratic National Front has already been drafted.

The democratic front will have a collegial leadership with UNP holding the chairmanship of the body.

Daily Mirror quoted a political source stating that the front would be formed in view of elections due next year.

"There is a body of leaders to take decisions instead of a single individual calling the shots," the source said. 

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