A detailed discussion took place yesterday between Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe and three MPs led by UNP Deputy Leader Karu Jayasuriya about the distribution of powers and responsibilities among senior MPs of the party.
The discussion at the Opposition Leader`s office at Cambridge Terrace was attended by Karu Jayasuriya, MPs Rukman Senanayake, Gamini Lokuge and Dr. Rajitha Senaratne. The discussions lasted about 60 minuets.
It is learnt that near-agreement was reached at yesterday`s meeting regarding the powers to be given to Deputy Leader Karu Jayasuriya and senior MPs under the party`s reorganization. However, the MPs reportedly were for the creation of new posts.